ExxonMobil Faces Sexual Orientation Bias Claim In Illinois

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT) -- Anti-bias group Freedom to Work filed a charge in Illinois Wednesday accusing ExxonMobil Corp. of sexual orientation discrimination, based on the energy giant's differing treatment of two fictitious job applicants, one of which listed experience with a gay rights group on her resume. 

Freedom To Work said it lodged a charge with the Illinois Department of Human Rights, which administers a state law banning employment discrimination. ExxonMobil violated that law — the Illinois Human Rights Act — by treating the LGBT applicant worse than the less-qualified...
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