Category: Employment Law

Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination A Form of Sex Discrimination Prohibited By Law?

Federal Court Issues Historic Ruling in EEOC Lawsuit: Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination   Court Agrees With Federal Agency’s Position That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is a Form of Sex Discrimination Prohibited by Title VII WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that a federal court has denied [..]

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Are you about to get ‘Dooced’?

Getting ‘dooced’ is the latest buzzword for getting fired for blogging. The word originated from Heather Armstrong’s blog called Dooce. Armstrong was fired for what she wrote in her blog where she described co-workers with names like “That One Co-worker Who Manages to Say Something Stupid Every Time He Opens His Mouth.” She and others [..]

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