Civil and Human Rights

CAC Alert: Title VII Ruling A Clear Victory for Equality

CAC’s Vice President Praveen Fernandes discusses today’s #SCOTUS ruling that discriminating based on sexual orientation or transgender status violates Title VII in Bostock v. Clayton County and related cases. Learn more about the case here

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