7th Circ. Gives GCs Reason To Hone Title VII Approaches
Law360, Chicago (April 5, 2017, 11:10 PM EDT) -- General counsels should reassess their policies and procedures in light of the Seventh Circuit’s landmark ruling that extends Title VII protections to gay and lesbian employees, experts say, even at companies where discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation has long been on the radar and addressed.
The en banc Seventh Circuit on Tuesday became the first federal appeals court in the nation to recognize that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation, allowing professor Kimberly Hively to sue her former employer, Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend, Indiana....
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