“Because of Sex”: The Supreme Court, Federal Law, and Best Practices for Protecting LGBTQ Workers (Webcast)

  • Civil Rights

The Practising Law Institute is offering a webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled “Because of Sex”: The Supreme Court, Federal Law, and Best Practices for Protecting LGBTQ Workers on December 11, 2019 from 12:00 PM-1:15 PM.

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.

All eligible attendees are urged to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.

Registration Fee:  $99 per person.

Why You Should Attend

Does federal law allow an employer to fire an employee for being LGBTQ? The Supreme Court is considering the question this term in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC and Aimee Stephens, Altitude Express v. Zarda, and Bostock v. Clayton County, a trio of cases under Title VII, the seminal federal law prohibiting employment discrimination “because of sex.” In this session, you will learn about the pending Supreme Court Title VII cases, the potential implications of these cases on other areas of federal sex discrimination law, and best practices for employers for protecting the rights of LGBTQ employees.

What You Will Learn
  • Background on the Supreme Court’s pending LGBTQ Title VII cases – Stephens, Zarda, and Bostock, including an analysis of the oral arguments
  • Potential implications of the Supreme Court’s Title VII cases on other areas of federal law
  • Best practices for protecting the rights of LGBTQ employees
Who Should Attend

Attorneys, employers, and other professionals looking to expand their knowledge of federal sex discrimination law and who want to implement best practices for protecting LGBTQ employees.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    CLE for Pennsylvania
    One Substantive PA CLE Credit

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Under current rules, lawyers have the option of completing six (6) hours per compliance year of distance learning by participating in pre-approved, interactive, Internet or computer based CLE programs. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

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    Practising Law Institute