February 2018

In a groundbreaking en banc decision, the Second Circuit became the second appellate court to hold that Title VII recognizes sexual orientation discrimination claims as impermissible sex discrimination per se. Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc. also expressly overturned...

Supreme Court Ruling A Game-Changer For Whistleblower ProtectionsOn February 21, the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the path to legal protections for corporate whistleblowers. The Court announced in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers that unless an employee reports...