Posts Tagged ‘sexual orientation’

CalChamber Urges Agency to Withdraw Proposed Regulatory Amendments

In a comment letter sent two weeks ago, the California Chamber of Commerce and other employer groups urged the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) to withdraw proposed regulatory amendments regarding harassment and discrimination prevention and training because the proposed regulation will cause legal inconsistency. According to the Council, the goal of the draft regulation […]

24 Aug 18 - Discrimination, Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Federal Court Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination, But California is Ahead of the Game

This week, a federal court of appeals for the Seventh Circuit made headlines when it became the first appellate court in the nation to hold that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is prohibited under federal Title VII. The case is Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act […]

7 Apr 17 - Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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Feds Move Toward Sexual Orientation Protections, but California Is Ahead of the Game

Recently, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made headlines when it announced that it had filed its first two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. Under federal law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in the private sector on the basis of sex but does not specifically outlaw discrimination based […]

7 Mar 16 - Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »