Title VII

Title VII

Jameka Evans/Photo: Lambda Legal
National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit largely affirmed a lower district court’s ruling Friday dismissing the lawsuit of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was targeted for harassment and effectively terminated from her job at Georgia Regional Hospital because she is a lesbian and didn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. ...
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National
Last April, Evans filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia against her former employer, Georgia Regional Hospital ...
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National
Kimberly Hively says that Ivy Tech Community College, where she worked for 14 years, denied her full-time employment and promotions because she's a lesbian. ...
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National
Civil service laws have been interpreted to ban sexual orientation discrimination since 1980. These laws now also prohibit gender identity discrimination. ...
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Tristan Broussard
National Top News
In recent months, the EEOC and the U.S. Department of Justice have filed lawsuits on behalf of transgender employees who faced discrimination by employers. ...
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National Top News
The decision found the Department of the Army discriminated against Tamara Lusardi, a transgender employee who transitioned from male to female on the job. ...
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Politics Top News
Saks Fifth Avenue withdrew a motion to dismiss a lawsuit in which Saks argued Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 doesn't protect transgender workers. ...
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