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TITLE VII, THE FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS ACT, GIVEN A “FRESH LOOK” – APPEALS COURT EXTENDS VIEW OF PROTECTIONS ON 'SEX' TO INCLUDE SEXUAL ORIENTATION

In an opinion entered on April 4, 2017, the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Illinois, Indiana & Wisconsin) ruled the term 'sex' contained in the list of protected classes under Title VII extends beyond just biological male or biological female—to include one’s sexuality or sexual orientation. Read More

April 7th, 2017 Posted by Chris Parkinson, in Articles