Supreme Court Provides Little Guidance to Employers Traversing the Juncture of Civil Rights and Freedom of Expression

At a time when there is little settled law on the issue of LGBTQ protections under federal or state laws, many were anxiously awaiting the Supreme Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd v. Colorado Civil...

Court Finds Triable Issues in ADA Failure to Accommodate Case

When we conduct training for employers on the topic of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, they are often surprised to hear that hiring an interpreter or driver to enable a disabled employee...

DOJ NO LONGER CONSIDERS GENDER IDENTITY A PROTECTED CLASS UNDER TITLE VII

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum to Department of Justice personnel on October 4, 2017 in which he effectively upended the Department’s treatment of employment discrimination based on gender identity. As discussed in Session’s...