U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Resolve Question of Sexual Orientation Discrimination

The United States Supreme Court recently had the opportunity to resolve a split between the Appellate Circuits regarding whether federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.  However, the Court declined to take...

United States Supreme Court to Hear Case Involving Massive Fee Award Against EEOC

In August of 2013 a rather unprecedented fee award was handed down by a federal Judge in Iowa against the EEOC.  In that case, Judge Linda R. Reade, then chief judge for the Northern District...

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AVOIDING RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION LIABILITY IN THE WAKE OF EEOC v. ABERCROMBIE & FITCH

In a case with broad-reaching implications regarding religious discrimination and accommodation claims, the Supreme Court recently overturned the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in favor of Abercrombie and against the EEOC.  The EEOC alleged...