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A Quiet Triumph for Gay Workers

There may not have been much fanfare, but last week’s decision by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was hugely important.

Maggie Gallagher Has The EEOC Sadz

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission made a remarkably lawless decision: it unilaterally added 'sexual orientation' to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, something wholly unjustified by the text, by the history, or by the plain meaning of the statue, hijacking the civil rights movement in a profound new way. Show More Summary

Federal Agency Rules Workplace Discrimination on Grounds of Sexuality Illegal

last weekLGBT / Gay : Out.com

In another incredible victory for the American LGBT community, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), the federal agency tasked with administering and enforcing civil rights laws against workplace discrimination, ruled that discrimination on the grounds of sexuality is illegal. Show More Summary

Yes, discrimination against LGBT employees is illegal

In a landmark ruling that could extend new rights to LGBT Americans, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decided this week that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation is illegal by existing laws. The decision...Show More Summary

Why This Week’s EEOC Ruling That Federal Law Bans Anti-Gay Job Discrimination is So Important

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The EEOC is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; its job is to stop employment discrimination and to hold companies accountable when they do discriminate. On Friday, in a 3-2 party-line ruling, the Commission held that discrimination...Show More Summary

EEOC: Civil Rights Laws Bar Sexual Orientation Discrimination

This is, as Joe Biden would say, a big fucking deal: WASHINGTON — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision...Show More Summary

U.S. Agency Rules for Gays in Workplace Discrimination

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The decision by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sets the stage for litigation against discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Thank Scalia for the Revolutionary EEOC Workplace Discrimination Decision

On Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission dropped a bombshell: Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace, the EEOC ruled, is already illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling—which is...Show More Summary

Feds: No Need For ENDA—Workplace Discrimination Against LGBT People Illegal Already

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is a big fucking deal: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination—a groundbreaking decision to advance legal protections for gay, lesbian, and bisexual workers.... Show More Summary

EEOC: federal law already bans sexual-orientation bias

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

After a period of foreshadowing and rumor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has now gone ahead and ruled that employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is forbidden under existing federal civil rights law, specifically the current ban on sex discrimination. Show More Summary

EEOC: Let Us Imagineer ENDA For You

After a period of foreshadowing and rumor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has now gone ahead and ruled that employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is forbidden under existing federal civil rights law, specifically the current ban on sex discrimination. Show More Summary

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[Content Note: Homophobia.]The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination, which is a huge win for lesbian, gay, and bisexual...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Prez Apologizes, FBI Joins Sandra Bland Investigation, EEOC Says Sex-Discrimination Rules Cover Sexual Orientation: A.M. Links

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says sexual orientation is already covered under rules banning biased hiring based on sex. "Allegations of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation necessarily state a claim of discrimination on the basis of sex," the commission stated. Show More Summary

EEOC Rules That Anti-Gay Workplace Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision to advance legal protections for gay, lesbian, and bisexual workers. Show More Summary

EEOC does wonky, under-radar thing that could lay groundwork for definitive nondiscrimination protections

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

This is big step toward comprehensive civil rights protections beyond marriage: WASHINGTON — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision to advance legal protections for gay,...

EEOC Rules Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination Already Illegal Under Federal Law

On Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission unanimously ruled that sexual orientation discrimination is already illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner reports, the EEOC's groundbreaking...Show More Summary

Federal Commission Rules Civil Rights Act of 1964 Covers Sexual Orientation Discrimination

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BuzzFeed’s Chris Geidner reports on a groundbreaking ruling by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that could could provide nationwide protections for gay, lesbian, and bisexual workers across the country. The independent commission add… The post Federal Commission Rules Civil Rights Act of 1964 Covers Sexual Orientation Discrimination appeared first on Towleroad.

HRC Hails Historic Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Ruling on Employment Discrimination

Today, HRC praised the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for its ruling affirming that it considers employment discrimination based on sexual orientation to be prohibited under the sex discrimination provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law, Federal Commission Rules

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision to advance legal protections for gay, lesbian, and bisexual workers.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

L.A. Enterprise Rent-a-Car to settle age discrimination charges

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co. of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $425,000 to settle an age discrimination complaint filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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