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Supreme Court to Consider Whether Federal Anti-Discrimination Law Protects Gay and Transgender Employees

The Supreme Court has decided to consider one of country’s biggest workplace law issues—whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Employers May Be Held Liable for Workplace Sex Gossip

A federal appeals court has held that false rumors about a female employee sleeping with her male boss for a promotion can subject an employer to liability under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”).

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The “#MeToo” Impact on Sexual Harassment Claims

In the #MeToo era, consequences of harassment allegations are far-reaching and often take effect without the filing of a lawsuit. Last week Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, stepped down after allegations of sexual misconduct put pressure on his ability to remain in his former position and shares of Wynn Resorts stock plummeted nearly 20%.

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Guidance for Employers in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement

The #MeToo movement—in which women and men have used social media to share their stories of sexual harassment—has had wide-reaching effects. The movement has exposed harassment by esteemed entertainers, businesspeople, and newsmen, resulted in numerous termination decisions, and, some say, has “destigmatize[ed]” the issue for victims of sexual abuse and harassment.

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