Fans rally for the U.S. women’s soccer team.
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A scholar explains why the players are having so much trouble with their equal pay claim.
A man waves a rainbow flag as he rides by the Supreme Court on June 15, 2020.
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The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why this is one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
People gather near the Stonewall Inn in New York City to celebrate the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on LGBTQ workers’ rights.
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Federal law now protects lesbians, gay men and transgender people from being fired or otherwise discriminated against at work. But there are more questions and court cases to come about their rights.
Activists block the street outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it hears arguments in major LGBT rights cases.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
U.S. women’s national soccer team fans along the ticker-tape parade route in New York City this summer.
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The Supreme Court has taken up several cases of sex discrimination against LGBT workers who were fired from their jobs. But the majority of other cases of sex discrimination rarely make it to court.
The Supreme Court begins its newest session on the first Monday in October.
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The upcoming Supreme Court session will address notable cases about the rights of different groups. The cases go to the heart of how U.S. laws protect both individual and group rights.
Women earn less than men in most occupations, including soccer.
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A decade ago, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the latest legislative effort to close the persistent gap between how much women and men earn. Here’s why it hasn’t made much of a difference.
Studies suggest few women formally complain about sexual harassment in the workplace.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.