One issue I’ve never considered is whether the social media site is a 'consumer reporting agency' subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Most companies believe that their greatest security risk comes from cyber terrorists overseas.
Title VII does not (yet) specifically identify 'sexual orientation' as a protected class.
The EEOC, which is an agency of limited financial resources, is going to go after that which will provide the most bang for its buck.
While Kleiner won a battle, it lost a larger business war — one its leaders could have prevented by taking actions that demonstrated the need to act professionally.
The president made an executive order prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity last year.
Discrimination cases are laced with emotion. The plaintiff, in essence, is accusing the employer and its management of bigotry of one kind or another.
The guidance memo is a necessary read for all employers.