McMahon Berger

AGENCY DIRECTIVES AND COURT CASES INCREASE PROTECTIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY

Recently a Labor Department agency directive, an EEOC suit and a U.S. District Court decision have all increased protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. OFCCP Directive:  Earlier this year President Obama issued Executive Order...

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President Obama to Sign Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers

The White House has announced that President Obama plans to sign an Executive Order banning federal contractors from discriminating against their employees on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identity. LGBT organizations have sought...

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Contractual just cause provision trumped last chance agreement

Normally last chance agreements (LCA) are binding in arbitration, but the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court and enforced an arbitrator’s decision that an LCA did not provide the employer just...