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News and analysis from Kelley Drye’s labor and employment practice

EEOC's Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has published draft enforcement guidance regarding workplace harassment entitled “ Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace .” If made final,…

Gay Bias Is Still In The News

The Second Circuit has announced that it is scheduling en banc review and has asked the EEOC to weigh in on the controversial question of whether Title VII covers discrimination on sexual orientation. The court has…

What Has the EEOC Been Up To?

We reported on the EEOC’s filing of the first LGBT discrimination suit earlier this month, but that was not the only activity at the agency. Employers should take note of the following new EEOC developments: …

EEOC Files First Suits Challenging Sexual Orientation Discrimination As Gender Bias

On March 1, the EEOC filed its first two lawsuits alleging that discrimination based on sexual orientation violates Title VII as a form of sex discrimination. Those two cases, against Scott Medical Health Center on…

Company to Pay $115,000 to Settle Sex Discrimination Suit on Behalf of Transgender Employee

As predicted, the news in the Labor/Employment world continues to center on developments in the area of legal rights for transgender employees. On January 21, the EEOC announced a $115,000 settlement of a complaint…