4 Takeaways As DOJ Pivots On Gay Rights In The Workplace

By Braden Campbell (July 27, 2017, 8:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice weighed in on one of the hottest topics in employment law Wednesday, breaking ranks with the Obama administration's take on the scope of Title VII and telling the Second Circuit that the statute does not prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. Here, experts discuss the biggest takeaways from the DOJ's recent move.

Agencies Are at Odds

The argument the DOJ laid out Wednesday doesn't just diverge from its prior stance — it also splits from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The EEOC filed an amicus brief at the Second Circuit's invitation last month to...

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