Federal Court Clarifies EEOC Guidance
By Kevin M. Mosher • Aug 26, 2022
Last month, a federal district court in Tennessee restricted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) from enforcing Title VII in accordance with guidance documents discussing workplace protections for LGBTQ+ employees. Tennessee, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, and Nebraska challenged the EEOC’s interpretation of Title VII, which would require employers to accommodate employees based on their gender identity and sexual orientation.
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