S&C Critical Insights – Supreme Court Business Review: Labor & Employment in Bostock and ComcastAugust 21, 2020
Julie and Annie discuss two recent employment law developments at the Supreme Court. First, they review the much-awaited decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, a case holding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Next, they explore Comcast v. National Association of African American-Owned Media, a decision determining the causation standard for race discrimination claims under Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866. Julie and Annie share their insights on the implications of these decisions for businesses and employment law practitioners.
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