U.S. Immigration Laws Not Enough To Support Termination Of Employee

In a recent decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court held an employer could not rely on U.S. Immigration laws to support their decision to terminate an employee. Santillan v. USA Waste,...

7th Circuit Rules That Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against an individual based on his/her “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.”  Unlike some state anti-discrimination statutes, including the Illinois Human Rights Act,...