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EEOC Settles its First Transgender Suit Filed Under Title VII

As we previously reported, the EEOC has decided to pursue protections for transgender workers under Title VII’s prohibition against sex discrimination and harassment as part of its strategic mission, even though no federal statute, including Title VII, explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression. To this end, the EEOC filed two lawsuits on Sept. [...]

D.C. Improves its Captive Law

Since the passage of the first captive law in the District of Columbia in 2000, D.C. has become one of the premier captive domiciles in the United States. In 2006, the captive law was significantly enhanced by the enactment of protected cell legislation. D.C. was the first domicile in the nation to have an incorporated cell [...]

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