LGBT employment discrimination in the United States

The regulation of LGBT employment discrimination in the United States varies by jurisdiction. Many, but not all, states and localities prohibit bias in hiring, promotion, job assignment, termination, and compensation, as well as harassment on the basis of one’s sexual orientation . Fewer prolonged the protections to cover sexual identity . [1] Some cover government employees do not extend their protections to the private sector. Protections at the national level are limited. There is no federal statute of employment discrimination discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. However, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC) Title VII Interpreters of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to cover discrimination against LGBT employees, “allegations of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. [2] This interpretation is in essence the essence of the law of discrimination in relation to the civil rights act of 1964. [3] In 2012 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not allow gender identity-based employment discrimination because it is a form of sex discrimination. [4] Then in 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission concluded thatTitle VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not allow sexual orientation discrimination in employment because it is a form of sex discrimination. [5] [6] However, these rulings, while persuasive, may not be binding on short. [7] Continue reading “LGBT employment discrimination in the United States”