U.S. Supreme Court Extends Title VII Coverage to Gay and Transgender Employees

  • June 25, 2020
  • Blog

On June 15th, the United States Supreme Court ruled Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extends to gay and transgender workers. In a 6-3 decision, the Court held that along with race, color, national origin, religion and sex, employers are now prohibited from discriminating based upon an employee’s sexual orientation. Many states already prohibit workplace discrimination based upon sexual orientation. Now, employers in every state are subject to this interpretation. Our professionals are ready to answer any questions you may have about these changes and how they may affect your business.

Click the following link to read this article: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/us-supreme-court-extends-title-vii-coverage-to-gay-and-transgender-employees

 

  • July 24, 2020
  • Blog

How You Can Help the San Diego Craft Beer Industry

San Diego is the craft beer hub of the US. It’s one of the things that makes San Diego so unique. With the customer service industry taking the brunt of the COVID-19 economic slowdown, local breweries find themselves in an incredibly tough position. POTENTE is a huge supporter of this...

  • July 09, 2020
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U.S. Supreme Court Validates Contraceptive Mandate Exemption for Religious Employers

On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) that exempts employers with religious and conscientious objections from providing employees healthcare coverage for contraception, is lawful. After the ACA was passed, the final rules required...