After previous efforts that failed in 2012 and 2016, the City of Jacksonville, Florida has now passed an expanded human rights ordinance (“HRO”) that provides employment and housing protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

This time around the City Council addressed several issues that created hurdles during the prior efforts to expand

There has been a ton of news coverage regarding North Carolina’s new bathroom access law included within HB-2.   I’ve written several posts on bathroom access and employment litigation regarding bathroom access.  See my posts here (OSHA guidance on bathroom access), here (EEOC settlement of litigation which included bathroom access claims), here (11th Circuit Court of

Following up on my prior potty posts here and here, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has recently settled a lawsuit involving a transgender employee which involved claims that the employee, Britney Austin, was not permitted to use the women’s restroom.

Ms. Austin will receive $115,000 as part of the settlement.   While this case

Following up on my earlier posts here and here, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has just filed a third lawsuit in which it charged an employer with sex discrimination of a transgender employee.

The EEOC said Friday it has filed suit against Minnesota-based Deluxe Financial Services Corporation charging it with violation of Title