Day: June 17, 2020

Supreme Court upholds antidiscrimination protections for LGBTQ

The United States Supreme Court docket on Monday ruled 6-3 that employers who fireplace staff members for becoming homosexual or transgender are in violation of the Civil Rights Act.

The ruling was based on two instances involving homosexual men who have been fired shortly soon after their employers figured out that they have been homosexual and one case of a transgender woman who was fired shortly soon after she educated her employer that she prepared to are living and operate complete-time as a woman, in accordance to Fenway Health in Boston.

Two of the court’s Republican appointees, Neil Gorsuch and John Roberts, joined the final decision that affirmed antidiscrimination protections in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, including on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

WHY THIS Matters

The American Clinical Affiliation and fifteen other health and fitness companies had joined in an amicus brief to the Supreme

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