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Two Bulls in a China Shop: The EEOC and the DOJ
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

United States executive agencies are practically always on the same page when presenting to the public. So, it is incredibly unusual to see two such

How to Comply With California’s New Requirement to Provide Anti-Harassment Training on Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexual Orientation
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • October 18 2017

On October 15, 2017, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 396, a new law that requires employers in California with 50 or more employees to provide

Attorney General Reverses Obama-Era Protection of Transgender Employees
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 13 2017

In an October 4, 2017 letter to all United States attorneys and heads of federal agencies, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the

Ongoing Debate Over Scope Of Workplace Bias Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2017

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been a prevalent federal statute since its passage over 50 years ago. Therefore, it is an especially

Attorney General Announces Changes to Federal Transgender Protections
  • Harris Beach PLLC
  • USA
  • October 11 2017

In a two-page memorandum letter sent to all Federal agencies on October 4, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the federal government's

Is Gender Identity a Protected Class?
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

The Obama era Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) would have said, “YES.” Yesterday, the Trump

Gender Identity Discrimination - Prohibited or Not?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

Still confused as to where the Trump administration stands on whether Title VII prohibits discrimination based on gender identity? Attorney General

The DOJ’s About-Face on Gender Identity Discrimination under Title VII
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

On October 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a formal letter on behalf of the United States Department of Justice stating the DOJ’s

Department of Justice Weighs In: Title VII Does Not Prohibit Gender Identity Discrimination
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2017

Whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity

US Attorney General Jefferson Sessions issues new guidance on transgender employees
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2017

Yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Sessions issued new guidance reversing the federal government's former position that gender identity is