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New HHS rules will provide greater protections against gender identity discrimination

USA - September 15 2015 The Obama administration continues to use its executive authority to expand societal inclusion of transgender individuals. On September 3, the…

Co-authors: Benjamin J. Conley .

The EEOC rules that existing federal law prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation

USA - July 20 2015 In a landmark ruling on July 15, 2015 in _____ [name of charging party kept secret] v. Foxx, EEOC Appeal No. 2012-24738-FAA-03 (July 15, 2015), the U…

Co-authors: Laura J. Maechtlen .

SEC interpretive release on the terms “spouse” and “marriage”

USA - July 9 2015 In another federal action that employers need take note of, last week the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its "Commission Guidance…

Co-authors: Craig B. Simonsen.

Same-sex marriage bans as sex discrimination: the potential impact on plan sponsors

USA - May 6 2015 In last week's oral argument on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, Chief Justice Roberts asked the following question:…

Co-authors: Amanda A. Sonneborn .

The Supreme Court weighs the Constitutionality of restricting marriage to opposite sex couples, and the impact their decision may have for employers

USA - April 28 2015 Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on two questions regarding the Constitutionality of state laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex…

Co-authors: Laura J. Maechtlen , Lynn A. Kappelman , Michael W. Stevens.

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