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U.S. Supreme Court Extends Title VII Coverage to Gay and Transgender Employees

  • June 25, 2020
  • Blog

On June 15th, the United States Supreme Court ruled Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extends to gay and transgender workers. In a 6-3 decision, the Court held that along with race, color, national origin, religion and sex, employers are now prohibited from discriminating based upon an employee’s sexual orientation. Many states already prohibit workplace discrimination based upon sexual orientation. Now, employers in every state are subject to this interpretation. Our professionals are ready to answer any questions you may have about these changes and how they may affect your business.

Click the following link to read this article: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/us-supreme-court-extends-title-vii-coverage-to-gay-and-transgender-employees

 

  • November 09, 2020
  • Blog

Temperature Checks and Data Privacy Under the CCPA

Businesses across California are checking their customers' temperatures to combat the spread of COVID-19. While checking temperature can be a great tool to slow the spread of COVID-19, does it also present a data privacy issue? The California Consumer Protection Act ("CCPA") protects a wide range of consumer information from...

  • October 06, 2020
  • Blog

CALIFORNIA EXPANDS FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE

Beginning January 1, 2021, California employers with five employees or more must provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected family and medical leave to eligible California employees during each 12-month period. Senate Bill 1383, recently signed into law by Governor Newsom, significantly expands the California Family Rights Act. Under...