6TH CIRCUIT HOLDS THAT EMPLOYER UNLAWFULLY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FIRED TRANSGENDER EMPLOYEE

Employment Discrimination Law

Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held in a unanimous decision that discrimination on the basis of an employee’s transgender or transitioning status violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (Equal Emp’t Opportunity Comm’n v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., 2018 WL 1177669 [6th Cir. Mar. 7, 2018]) The case…

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