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December 13, 2023

Supreme Court Appears Ready to Hold Title VII Does Not Require a Materially Adverse Employment Action – Significant Implications for Employers on the Horizon

SCOTUS heard arguments in a potentially pivotal case concerning whether Title VII requires plaintiffs to establish a “materially adverse” employment action, “objective tangible harm,” or an “ultimate employment decision” to state a viable claim.

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October 19, 2023

California to Require Venture Capital Firms to Report Demographic Information

Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 54, Fair Investment Practices by Investment Advisers, which requires venture capital firms to collect and report data on the demographic composition of the founding teams of the companies in which they invest.

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August 28, 2023

Inching Forward Toward Potential Clarification of Florida’s Individual Freedom Act (the “Stop-W.O.K.E.” Law)

Over a year after Florida’s so-called “Stop W.O.K.E.” went into effect, and about one year after a court partially enjoined it, a three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit heard argument in Florida’s attempt to dissolve the injunction.

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July 21, 2023

Protecting the Local CROWN: Combing Through Florida’s Ordinances Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Hairstyles and Textures

Although not widespread, ordinances prohibiting discrimination based on natural hairstyles and textures are not completely foreign to Florida.

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June 30, 2023

Express Yourself – Supreme Court Rules that Businesses May Deny “Expressive Services” to the Public Based on Their Owner’s Beliefs

A divided Supreme Court held that the First Amendment’s free speech protection bars Colorado from requiring a website designer to create expressive designs that convey messages with which the designer disagrees.

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June 30, 2023

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Race-Conscious Admissions – What Does it Mean for Employers?

This article identifies and offers some predictions regarding the implications of the decision for employers in higher education, private employers with voluntary IE&D programs, and government contractors subject to affirmative action requirements.

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May 25, 2023

Natural Hairstyle Discrimination Protections Passed in Kentucky and Beyond

On May 12, 2023, Lexington became the fourth city in Kentucky to protect hairstyles under its local anti-discrimination ordinances.

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May 16, 2023

Florida’s Governor Signs Bill to Defund DEI Initiatives at Colleges

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed Senate Bill (SB) 266, officially prohibiting the state’s public colleges and universities from spending state or federal money on programs or campus activities that advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

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March 17, 2023

Second Circuit Rejects Claim of Employee Fired for Refusing to Attend Training Session on LGBTQ Bias

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has rejected an employee’s claim that he was unlawfully discriminated against based on religion after he refused to attend mandatory LGBTQ anti-discrimination trainings.

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