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Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Title VII and the EEOC Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Title VII and the EEOC

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Rules that Sexual Orientation Discrimination Violates Title VII On July 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found in a 3-2 vote that a claim of sexual orientation discrimination is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In ...
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Background Checks & Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act Background Checks & Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Spokeo was founded in 2006 and today is a “leading people search service” based in Pasadena, California. More relevant to this Client Alert, its Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations case is set to be reviewed by the Supreme Court next term. The FTC ordered Spokeo to pay $800,000 in 2012 f...
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Coats v. Dish Network Coats v. Dish Network

The Supreme Court of Colorado Upholds Employer’s Right to Ban Employee Marijuana Use On June 15, 2015, Colorado’s Supreme Court ruled unanimously in the case of Coats v. Dish Network that employers can terminate employees for their off-duty use of marijuana, despite state law permitting its medi...
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