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Supreme Court to decide if LGBT people are protected by the Civil Rights Act

Supreme Court to decide if LGBT people are protected by the Civil Rights Act

The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would decide whether a federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against gay and transgender workers according to the New York Times The law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, forbids employment discrimination based on sex. The question for the justices is whether that language […]

Deluxe Financial Services settles Transgender discrimination lawsuit for $115,000

Deluxe Financial Services settles Transgender discrimination lawsuit for $115,000

On January 20, 2016, a consent decree was issued by the U.S. District Court in Minnesota against Deluxe Financial Services Inc., alleging the violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by subjecting Britney Austin to a hostile work environment based on her transgender status. The decree states that during her transition, […]

Dallas Trans woman suing Saks Fifth Avenue for discrimination under title VII

Dallas Trans woman suing Saks Fifth Avenue for discrimination under title VII

Dallas trans woman Leyth O. Jamal has filed the lawsuit against the Dallas Galleria Saks store alleging discrimination.  Jamal says she endured  months of being belittled, misgendering by co workers. She says that she was forced to use the men’s room by management who ultimately fired her. Jamal is going forward with the lawsuit after […]