Court: Civil Rights Law covers LGBT workplace Bias

A federal appeals court in Chicago on Tuesday ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act also protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, the first time a federal appellate court has come to that conclusion.

The decision by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes after it threw out a July finding by three of its own judges that the law doesn’t cover sexual orientation bias and ordered a rare rehearing by the full court, a rare session known as an en banc hearing. Keep Reading…

| WMUR

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