United States Supreme Court to Decide Whether Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Preference Illegal Under Title VII

Important Case Will be Given Great ConsiderationIs Employment Discrimination Based Upon Gender Identity or Sexual Preference Illegal?The Supreme Court announced today that it would decide whether Title VII (aka The Civil Rights Act of 1964) , America’s foremost anti-discrimination in the workplace statute, makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against gay and transgender workers.Most federal appeals courts have interpreted the law to exclude sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. Recently, however, contrasting decisions from two different federal circuit courts have made clear that a split in authority nationwide warrants a potentially defining decision by SCOTUS.Gay Rights Cases to be Decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case from New York, Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, No. 17-1623, along with one from Georgia that came to the opposite conclusion, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, No.…

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