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“Sexual Horseplay” Or “Sex Discrimination”? The Half-Million Dollar Question
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 27 2018

A federal appeals court recently upheld a half-million dollar verdict against a small Chicago retailer after it concluded that a male employee was


State appeals court expands scope of NYC’s marital status discrimination law
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

The scope of New York City’s marital status discrimination law was just expanded by a state appeals court, meaning that employers need to be even


New California Regulations on National Origin Discrimination Effective July 1
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 22 2018

Issues related to immigration status, national security policy, and country of origin continue to be a hot topic of animated discussion at the federal


Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Wedding Cake Decision Does Not Grant Right To Discriminate
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 4 2018

In a 7-to-2 decision, the Supreme Court ruled today that a baker’s Free Exercise Clause rights under the Constitution were not properly considered by


Another Landmark Ruling: Court Says Transgender Discrimination Violates Federal Anti-Bias Law
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 7 2018

In what appears to be the first time a federal appeals court has extended the nation's main federal employment discrimination statute to cover


Title VII Evolution Continues: Another Appeals Court Finds Sexual Orientation Discrimination Actionable
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

Another federal court of appeals decided today that Title VII covers claims of sexual orientation discrimination, continuing the evolution of


NYC Updates “Sexual Orientation” And “Gender” Definitions Under Human Rights Law
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

New York City employers will soon be required to expand existing protections against sexual orientation and gender discrimination due to an amendment


New Jersey Now Bans Breastfeeding Discrimination
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie began his final week in office by signing 40 bills into law, including an amendment to the New Jersey Law Against


EEOC Earns First-Ever Title VII Court Win In LGBT Discrimination Case
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 29 2017

The federal watchdog agency that oversees federal antidiscrimination law just scored a milestone victory when a judge awarded $55,500 to a


Former Dealership Employee Nabs $1.3 Million Verdict In Disability Discrimination Suit
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 31 2017

Why should your dealership conduct thorough investigations into possible employee misconduct and document poor performance before termination? A