In Landmark Decision, Seventh Circuit Holds that Sex Includes Sexual Orientation

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In a groundbreaking, 8-3 decision in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, the full Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates federal civil rights law. The court found that such …

Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch and Employment Law

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President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. As Congress, civil rights and advocacy organizations prepare for a vote on his nomination, Gorsuch’s previous record as …

Trump’s Rollback of Transgender Rights: What It Means and What It Doesn’t

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This week, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice, under the direction of President Trump, withdrew guidance to schools that receive federal funding that Title IX requires transgender students the right to use bathrooms consistent with their gender identity. In …

Uber’s Halfway Point: From Animal House To IPO

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By Richard Levick, Forbes Actions count more than words. No corporation – especially one of Silicon Valley’s most iconic brands – wants to be confronted with charges that it has harbored an “Animal House” workplace hostile to women. Nor does …

President Obama Signs Law Creating Critical Whistleblower Protections for Government Contractors

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On December 14, 2016, President Obama signed SB 795 into law, making permanent critical protections for federal government contractors.   SB 795 made permanent a four-year pilot program (otherwise set to expire on January 1, 2017) that established whistleblower protections to …

Correia & Puth Accepting Applications for Associate Position

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Correia & Puth, PLLC is seeking an associate attorney who shares our commitment to civil rights and will complement our collegial firm. Applicants should have 3 to 5 years litigation experience. At Correia & Puth, we dedicate our law practice …