It is a complete oddity that, in the 2016, it is still statutorily legal for an employer to fire an employee because of that employee’s sexual orientation.
Get out the broom: Potential discrimination can’t be swept under the rug without fear of retaliation anymore.
Diversifying the workforce is a worthy goal, but beware of the legal implications when importing overseas standards.
An ostracism from a social network likely should not support a claim for retaliation.
ENDA or no ENDA, the EEOC will accept charges alleging LGBT discrimination under Title VII’s sex-discrimination prohibition.
Unlike employers, courts favor equities and try to avoid inequitable results.
I believe that a majority of Americans now support the extension of all civil rights to the LGBT community.
Employers often treat employees with family medical issues with kid gloves. They not only worry about potential liability under the ADA, but also the FMLA.