Supreme Court Rules LGBTQ Employees are Protected From Job Discrimination

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against employees for being homosexual or transgender. In a 6-3 decision, the Court’s majority said these workers are protected against discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The landmark ruling resolves a long-standing and complicated debate.

OMA Connections Partner Thompson Hine suggests that employers consider the following actions in response to this week’s Court action:

See guidance from other OMA Connections Partners, including Frantz Ward, Dinsmore, and Roetzel. 6/15/2020