By Claire M. Brueck, Esq., Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A.

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts prohibits sex discrimination and ruled in favor of a part-time job applicant who had been denied a full-time job because she is a lesbian. This ruling conflicts with a recent decision of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, on which we recently reported. Because of the split between circuits, this issue could come before the Supreme Court for resolution.

For more on this topic, go to http://www.saxongilmore.com/u-s-appeals-court-holds-employment-discrimination-based-on-sexual-orientation-not-prohibited/

 

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