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Executive Order Extends LGBT Protections To Federal Contractor Employees
On Monday, July 21, 2014, President Obama amended two prior executive orders to extend employment protections to LGBT workers.
United States
29 Jul 2014
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Supreme Court Holds That Disparate-Treatment Discrimination Must Be Based Upon Strong Basis In Evidence Of Potential Liability For Disparate Impact Discrimination
In Ricci v. DeStefano, decided on June 29, 2009, the Supreme Court ruled that “race-based action like the City’s in this case is impermissible under Title VII unless the employer can demonstrate a strong basis in evidence that, had it not taken the action, it would have been liable under the disparate-impact statute.”
United States
7 Jul 2009
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Supreme Court Rules That Unlawful Retaliation Under Title VII May Include Actions That Would Not Necessarily Constitute Discrimination
In today’s unanimous opinion in Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White (No. 05-259), the Supreme Court held that a plaintiff may pursue a retaliation claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 if the "employer’s challenged action would have been material to a reasonable employee," and likely would have "dissuaded a reasonable worker from making or supporting a charge of discrimination."
United States
27 Jun 2006
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