Tag: Civil Rights Act Of 1964

Federal Court Issues Historic Ruling Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Court agrees with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s position that sexual orientation discrimination is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Civil Rights of 1964. WASHINGTON The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) this week announced that a federal court has denied a motion to dismiss a sex discrimination lawsuit filed…

EEOC Files First-Ever Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawsuits

In a historic move, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed its first two lawsuits for discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation. In most states, it is still legal for employers to fire workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity; according to the Human Rights Campaign…