Jul 14, 2020
The Supreme Court made history on Monday, June 15, 2020, ruling that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. What does the decision mean for the LGBTQ community? And what steps can we take to make sure our employers follow the law?
On this episode of Queer Money, we’re discussing the Supreme Court’s recent ruling protecting LGBTQ workers. We cover LGBTQ workers’ rights in the US prior to June 15th, explaining how we could be terminated based on sexual orientation or gender identity in up to 30 states prior to the decision.
We walk you through the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Civil Rights Act, describing how we now have legal recourse in all 50 states if any part of our termination is related to our LGBTQ status. Listen in for insight on how this decision might impact workplace discrimination and learn how to document your experiences at work (both positive and negative) should you ever need to prove your case in a court of law.