Federal appeal court: 1964 Civil Rights Act forbids funeral home from firing transgender person
April 03, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals cited Title VII of the Act, which bans discrimination on the basis of sex. “In effect, the court held that employers violate the federal anti-discrimination statute when they refuse to affirm the sexual identity claimed by a transgender employee, even if their refusal is based on sincerely held religious beliefs,” according to the report.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
For all current news, visit our News home page.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!