Posts Tagged ‘sexual orientation’

Episode 17 – One Boob Grab Gets the Whole Company Kicked Out

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Our first of what is presumably many update episodes! The Supreme Court denied certiorari in Consol Energy v. EEOC, a case we discussed in Episode 1. This is the case where a coal miner employee was fired after objecting to using a hand ID scanner because it would be marking him with the biblical sign…

Episode 12 – So far outside the bounds of decency…

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We discuss Ellingsworth v. Hartford Fire Insurance Company, and consider whether sexual orientation claims can be covered by federal discrimination laws. And, our esteemed Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced last year that the federal government now takes the position that civil rights laws don’t protect transgender employees. But…based on the Farrier case, it seems the judicial…

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Episode 5 — Either Brilliant, or the Most Reprehensible Thing Ever

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Here’s the Washington Post article about the religious/sexual orientation discrimination case against the New Mexico State Aggies. Read more about the Barstool Sports employment agreement, and the controversy it has sparked. If you need a laugh, watch this great parody of a bad anti-harassment video. (NOTE:  this is massively, very very completely NSFW, so watch it with your…