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Supreme Court Rules Title VII Prohibits Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Sexuality or Trans

"In Title VII, Congress adopted broad language making it illegal for an employer to rely on an employee’s sex when deciding to fire that employee. We do not hesitate to recognize today a necessary consequence of that legislative choice: An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender defies the law.” Today the United States Supreme Court issued an historic opinion in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, holding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation or transgender status. The case involved employment discrimination claims brought by three individuals. Gerald Bostock filed suit

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