Transgender Job Discrimination Suit Goes To Trial

Law360, New York (August 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bench trial has kicked off in a transgender job discrimination suit brought against the Library of Congress that could potentially change the face of federal gender discrimination policy under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

The suit brings sex discrimination claims against the Library of Congress for allegedly rescinding a job offer to former Army Colonel Diane J. Schroer after she disclosed that she was undergoing medical treatment for a gender change.

Of particular interest to civil rights activists will be Judge James Robertson...
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