Title VII

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Well, yes, and no.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. 

February 29, 2016


True story!

A good friend of mine was a managing a finance department in a large pharmaceutical company and had two Latina employees in her department who used to communicate with each other in Spanish.

My finance-manager friend, slightly older and a bit more educated than these two employees of hers, called me to ask if she could MANDATE that they speak in English - and only English - while at work!

January 18, 2016


EEOC and courts have protected transgender employees against discrimination 

Cases involving the firing, suspension or harassing of transgender teachers have made national news in recent years, raising the issue of how to handle a teacher’s contract if parents create an uproar over an instructor’s transgender status.

News Updates
December 5, 2014


Back in March, we chatted with employment attorney Christine Walters about Marijuana in the Workplace. This week we’ll be chatting about smoke of a different kind.

September 16, 2014

For the uninitiated, yesterday was Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you), so I, like so many other Star Wars fans, spent part of my day watching Star Wars, specifically Episode IV: "A New Hope."  I even managed to convert my 2 year-old daughter into a brand-new Star Wars fan.  

May 8, 2014

For the first time, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a table indicating the type of discriminatory action alleged by statute, and it is a treasure trove of information.

Unsurprisingly, discharge claims led the pack under the three main EEO laws—Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).

News Updates
February 12, 2013