Sexual Orientation Discrimination Prohibited by Title VII, 7th Circuit Finds
Eight judges agree on unlawful discrimination.
Judges rule that “discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination” and is unlawful under Title VII. Employers should be aware of the many forms of discrimination in the workplace and be certain that they are covering sexual orientation discrimination within their equal employment opportunity and harassment policies.
Paul Patten is a Principal in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents management in employment cases in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies.
Michelle E. Phillips
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Michelle E. Phillips is a Principal in the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Phillips is a member of the firm's Diversity Committee. Ms. Phillips handles various types of employment litigation with an emphasis on sexual and racial harassment and LGBT matters. She also counsels clients on a variety of labor and employment matters concerning Federal and State employment laws. She frequently conducts and advises clients on internal investigations and leads employment discrimination, diversity, sexual harassment and LGBT seminars and webinars for a broad range of clients.
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