EEOC Guidance Draws Fire For Stance On Orientation Bias

Law360, New York (March 24, 2017, 9:18 PM EDT) -- Law firms and LGBT rights advocates were among those who weighed in on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s new workplace harassment guidance before last Tuesday’s comment deadline, discussing provisions that say Title VII prohibits harassment based on sexual orientation and a perceived paucity of detail on joint-employer liability.

The EEOC got feedback from about 120 commenters by March 21, the close of the comment period for the agency’s proposed enforcement guidance on unlawful harassment, which an agency task force issued in June.

That task force...
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