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Supreme Court takes on LGBT employment discrimination
Employment Discrimination against LGBT People: Existence and Impact
The U. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a trio of cases involving the protection of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT employees from discrimination in the workplace. In , we covered one of the cases before the U. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. In this case, a transgender woman was fired by her Michigan employer because she told her employer she was transitioning.
The U. Together, the court will determine whether federal civil rights protections extend to include sexual orientation and gender identity. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the instructor.
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