Pierce Atwood employment law partner Suzanne King will participate in a virtual panel discussing the recent Supreme Court ruling prohibiting employers from discriminating against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. The panel will discuss how this landmark decision impacts the employment landscape and what it means for employers. Topics include:
• The societal and legal backdrop to the June 2020 Supreme Court ruling
• Overview of the June 2020 Supreme Court Ruling in Bostock and companion cases
• Application of this ruling to religiously-affiliated institutions and for-profit companies
• Policy considerations
• Practical implications: names, pronouns, bathrooms, and more
Please visit Employment Law Alliance for more information and registration instructions.
Suzanne King is an experienced management-side employment lawyer, who regularly counsels employers on a wide range of employment practices, including: hiring, managing employee performance and discipline, terminations, reductions in force, complaints about sexual and other harassment, reasonable accommodations under the ADA, leave under the FMLA and various state laws, wage and hour practices, including employee classification issues and pay equity, and data privacy and security.
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