Fortunately, the Supreme Court stepped in and extended federal workplace discrimination protections to LGBTQ employees.
This means gay and transgender employees are now protected (in every state) under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Employers are prohibited from discriminating or retaliating against individuals who identify as LGBTQ during any part of the employment process – from hiring to firing. As employee rights attorneys, we’re happy to see LGBTQ individuals finally getting the legal protections they have long deserved. If you feel you have experienced discrimination, retaliation, or other unlawful treatment in the workplace, we are here to help.
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