June 30, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court granted certiorari Monday in five cases. In Mach Mining v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission the court will consider whether and to what extent a court may enforce the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) mandatory duty to conciliate discrimination claims ...[read more]
April 6, 2014
by Alex Ferraro
JURIST Guest Columnists Leonard M. Baynes and David L. Gregory, both of the St. John's University School of Law, discuss the anniversary of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the interplay of racial and economic justice ... This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the enactment of Title VII ...[read more]
November 7, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
The US Senate on Thursday approved a bill by a vote of 64 to 32 outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) outlaws workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The ENDA expands ...[read more]
July 29, 2013
by John Paul Regan
JURIST Guest Columnist David J. Hacker of the Alliance Defending Freedom argues that the US Supreme Court's decision in Nassar protects the mixed-motive framework provided for First Amendment retaliation claims...In June, the US Supreme Court decided University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center ...[read more]
July 17, 2013
by Sydney Normil
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled in favor of a transgender woman who endured physical and verbal harassment during her employment as a federal contractor in Maryland. The woman, who has not been publicly identified, filed a complaint last year under Title VII of the ...[read more]
July 15, 2013
by John Paul Regan
JURIST Guest Columnist Rae T. Vann of the Equal Opportunity Advisory Council argues that the Supreme Court's ruling in Vance v. Ball State University brought more certainty to Title VII harassment cases, but ambiguity remains ...In an important decision under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of ...[read more]
June 24, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The US Supreme Court on Monday released two opinions that narrow the scope of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, holding that an employer will only be held vicariously liable for an employee's discriminatory conduct if the employee's behavior ends in a tangible employment action against ...[read more]
November 12, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Ian Hayes, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the eleventh article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He argues for the application of Staub v. Procter Hospital to Title VII claims ...[read more]
April 24, 2012
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Guest Columnists Richard Kahlenberg, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, and Moshe Marvit, a labor and employment discrimination lawyer, say that it is time to amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to include the individual's right to organize a union...I an earlier article, we ...[read more]
April 24, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) has ruled that Title VII employment discrimination protections extend to transgender individuals. The decision came as a result of an employment discrimination complaint filed by the Transgender Law Center (TLC) on behalf of Mia Macy, a ...[read more]

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