Seventh Circuit (Reluctantly) Holds Title VII Doesn’t Prohibit Sexual Orientation Discrimination…

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered the issue of whether Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of an employee’s sexual orientation.  In the case of Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, the...

Is Obesity a Disability? Eighth Circuit Weighs In.

It has become commonplace to hear obesity talked about as a health epidemic in the United States today.  According to the National Institute of Health, over 35% of American adults currently qualify as obese.  However,...