Court: Civil Rights Law covers LGBT workplace bias, sides with lesbian teacher

A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled the 1964 Civil Rights Act does protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination.

The Hively case stems from a lawsuit by Indiana teacher Kimberly Hively alleging that the Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend didn’t hire her full time because she is a lesbian.

Continue reading at: Court: Civil Rights Law covers LGBT workplace bias – Chicago Tribune (Source)

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One response to “Court: Civil Rights Law covers LGBT workplace bias, sides with lesbian teacher

  1. listeninglisa

    I find it very interesting that Pink News can’t say the word “lesbian”. All major news sources so far stated that Kimberly Hively alleged that the Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend didn’t hire her full time because she is a lesbian. Pink News changed it to “sexual orientation”. Is “lesbian” a dirty word now?
    http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/04/05/federal-court-rules-that-anti-lgbt-workplace-discrimination-is-covered-by-civil-rights-act/

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