Wells Fargo has recently settled a lawsuit involving allegations of discrimination and wrongful termination against a transgender worker. The lawsuit’s allegations are similar to other cases involving transgender workers, some of whom face an overwhelming amount of hostility from supervisors and coworkers. For example, we recently wrote a blog discussing the lawsuit against Valve, which … Continue reading
The LGBT community has faced constant workplace discrimination for many years, but now the EEOC is stepping up and taking action.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) statistics show workplace discrimination against the LGBT community has hit an all-time high. In 2015, the EEOC recorded 90,000 incidents of workplace discrimination against LGBT workers, a 28 percent increase over the course of one year! However, employers will now have a more difficult time discriminating against LGBT workers. The … Continue reading