In the Fifth Circuit, which includes Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, Title VII does not prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status
Eradicating sexual harassment in the workplace requires commitment from the upper echelons with the company, creation of clear anti-harassment policies, effective training, and consistent enforcement of such policies. If your company is committed to making a change, but not sure where to begin, the above recommendations provide a good starting check list for making such changes.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently joined the Second, Sixth, and Tenth Circuits in holding that where an employer shows that it had legitimate
Many businesses routinely face the question of what to do when a nursing employee asks that she be allowed to take a break to express
Earlier this week, in a rare move to strike down a federal law, the United States Supreme Court declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) invalid because it violated the Equal