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EEOC wins most of discovery dispute in transgender case

Posted in Discrimination, Gender Identity Discrimination
In July, I posted about a discovery dispute in the transgender lawsuit going on in the Detroit area. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a funeral home for discriminating against Aimee Stephens, a transgender woman. The Defendants, represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom, had served discovery on the EEOC, seeking intimate details about Ms. Stephens’s transition, including… Continue Reading

This week in labor and employment law – Marx Brothers Edition

Posted in Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Procedure, Class actions, Discrimination, Harassment, Protected Concerted Activity, Retaliation, Social media, Wage-Hour
It's been another zany week or so in the world of labor and employment law, rivalling Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo. Pepsi bottling pays $3.13 MM for race discrimination, "garden variety emotional distress," NLRB two-man panel nixes arbitration agreement, Obama and GOP outmaneuver each other on "recess" appointments, Lutherans win big, un-"PC" librarian loses.… Continue Reading