January 8, 2015

EEOC Files Lawsuit to Protect Transgender Employees

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Files Actions for Discrimination In November, 2014, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought complaints against a funeral home in Michigan and an eye clinic in Florida, both involving allegations from employees who claimed they were fired when they disclosed that they were making a transition from male to female. These are the first cases where the EEOC has brought actions on behalf of transgender persons. According to an EEOC attorney, […]