Category: Feature

Where is LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace Still Legal?

Where is LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace Still Legal?

When it comes to LGBT rights, we live in a transition time here in the United States. There have been rapid changes over the last few decades with respect to attitudes towards LGBT people, with the greatest turning point probably being the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015...
Chipotle Employee Fired For Being Pregnant Wins $550k

Chipotle Employee Fired For Being Pregnant Wins $550k

Chipotle, whose burrito restaurants have spread over the country over the past 20 years, has faced a number of challenges and questions over its products and workplace procedures as of late. While there have been many headlines over the past several years relating to...
Military Lifts Discriminatory Ban Against Transgender Individuals

Military Lifts Discriminatory Ban Against Transgender Individuals

On June 30, 2016, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced a historic change in policy for the U.S. military. Going forward, there will no longer be a ban on transgender individuals serving openly in the armed forces. The end of the ban now places gender identity on...
What Constitutes as Sexual Harassment at Work

What Constitutes as Sexual Harassment at Work

Everyone knows that sexual harassment is illegal. With the recent scandal coming out of UC Berkeley, the persistent problem of sexual harassment is once again on everyone’s radar. Yet many people aren’t sure of what exactly constitutes actionable sexual harassment. By...