Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, partner Michael Warren spoke with SHRM about the nature and scope of the decision. The Court ruled on June 15 that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The decision will have long-term consequences for employers, but according to Michael, there are still areas of uncertainty. He says, “It’s important to understand that this decision does not answer every question that may come up.” Justice Gorsuch, who wrote the majority opinion, noted that employers may have some other concerns like sex-segregated bathrooms and dress codes, but those issues were not presented to the court in these cases.
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