April 13, 2017 Practice Points

Seventh Circuit Holds Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

The Seventh Circuit, in an en banc decision, held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, the first federal appellate court that has so held.

By Sanford Hausler

The Seventh Circuit, in an en banc decision, held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, the first federal appellate court that has so held.

Sanford Hausler is of counsel with Cox Padmore Skolnik & Shakarchy LLP in New York, New York.


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