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

  • June 25, 2020
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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

 

  • March 04, 2021
  • Blog

Proposed Legislation – California Leave

California employers should pay close attention to the 2021 legislative session. Amid the current pandemic, labor-related issues may soon look different.  Some of the new proposals, if signed into law, will affect paid sick leave, emergency childcare, expansion of the "family member" definition, and other important aspects of labor law....

  • January 14, 2021
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The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020

The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 became law on December 27, 2020. This new law ushered in uniform procedures in many facets of trademark litigation, but none more so than ex parte cancellation proceedings. In an effort to reduce bad faith filings and clutter, any petitioner may now file a...