The fight for #equalrights continues in the world’s workplaces. Today, in an historic appointment, the Catholic Church has appointed its first black U.S. prelate to be named cardinal. The Catholic Church is not unlike other employers, as it strives to provide a discrimination- and harassment-free workplace for its employees. In the United States of America under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, it is illegal for an #employer to #discriminate against an #employee based on that employee’s #race, #color, #nationalorigin, #sex, or #religion. If you believe that you have been discriminated against because of your race,
Pope Francis recently announced support for same sex unions saying that: “homosexual people have a right to be in a family. They are children of God.” This break with earlier dogma is in line with new rights given to the LGBTQ community including full protection under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that was recently recognized by the US Supreme Court. The Court held that employers’ discrimination against employees based on their sexual orientation or transgender status violates Title VII protection of sex-based discrimination. If you feel
A recruiting company violated Federal law by firing an employee because of her disability and then retaliated against her for filing her disability discrimination charge with the EEOC. The EEOC filed a lawsuit charging that the company retaliated against former employee by providing a negative and misleading reference to a company that was in the process of hiring her. The EEOC’s lawsuit also alleges that the company retaliated against Ms. Bauer when it sued her for alleging that she violated her employment agreement by filing her EEOC charge.
Federal law prohibits
Thompson Legal Center continues to fight for clients that have been sexually harassed on the job. The article below is an example of the continued harassment females and males face at work. Sexual harassment needs to stop. Thompson Legal Center can help you stand up for your rights. Contact us now at (813) 769-3900 for assistance with submitting a formal, written complaint to your Human Resources department. Thompson Legal Center is here to help. The company has a duty to investigate and put a stop to sexual harassment. Call us