Title VII Discrimination

Seventh Circuit Affirms Title VII Protections for LGBT Workers

On April 4, the Seventh Circuit became the first federal court in the United States to extend protections under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to cover employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. The ruling in Kimberly Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College marks a significant milestone for all LGBT workers. It also means employers […]

Uber sexual harassment

Lessons for Employers from Uber’s Nightmare Start to 2017

To say that it has been a rough start to 2017 for the ride-sharing company Uber would be putting it mildly. A pioneer of the ride sharing economy, estimated by some to be worth $66 billion, Uber has encountered one headline-grabbing problem after another since January 1st. There is, for example, the trade secret lawsuit […]