On Demand

SCOTUS Review: LGBT Workplace Discrimination

1h 3m

Created on September 25, 2020





On June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court (6-3) decided three landmark decisions and found that the federal employment law (Title VII) protects employees from workplace discrimination based upon their sexual orientation and transgender status. Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia; Altitude Express, Inc. v. Zarda; and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. E.E.O.C.  

Veteran constitutional attorney Erica Dubno discusses these important cases at length, as well as the implications for religious institutions, small businesses, and discrimination in other forums.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the history and procedural path of these constitutional cases, including the process for taking a case to the Supreme Court
  2. Consider the constitutional issues from different perspectives 
  3. Analyze the approaches of individual Supreme Court Justices
  4. Determine the possible consequences of the decisions and their impact on faith-based and other establishments

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