EEOC v. Grisham Farm Products: EEOC Obtains Judgment on Pre-Employment Health Inquiries; Now Featuring GINA

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has increased litigation against employers who require that applicants provide health history information.  The EEOC has taken the position that in addition to a per se violation of the...

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...

EEOC Files Suit Against Hospital for Terminating Employees who Refused Flu Vaccinations

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against a hospital in North Carolina alleging that the hospital discriminated against three employees when it terminated the employees for refusing to have the flu shot....