Call Me Rachael: New York City Issues New Guidance on Gender Identity Rules
New York City’s Commission on Human Rights issued a document entitled “Legal Enforcement Guidance on the Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Expression: Local Law No. 3” on December 21. The Commission enforces the City’s ban on discrimination in public accommodations, housing and employment based on gender.

Gender is defined as a person’s

EEOC by the Numbers: FY 2015 was the Best Year EverThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says fiscal year 2015 was its best enforcement year ever, resulting in more than $525 million for “victims of discrimination in private, state and local government, and federal workplaces.” Of the $525 million, $421.9 million went to charging parties─$356.6 million through mediation, conciliation, and settlements, $65.3 million through litigation.

EEOC Trashes the Garbage Business:  Gender Discrimination Suit Filed Against Staffing CompanyThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed a direct action on behalf of 34 women against Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC alleging that the company denied the women the opportunity to become temporary residential trashcan collectors (i.e. “garbagemenpersons”) along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

In the Complaint, the EEOC states that women answered ads