EEOC Provides New Resources Regarding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Workplace Rights

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued new resources and informal guidance regarding sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in the workplace.  On the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Bostock decision—which held that firing individuals because of their sexual orientation or transgender status violates Title VII’s prohibition on discrimination because of sex—the EEOC released materials to better educate employers on key issues faced by LGBTQ+ workers, including restroom access and use of pronouns in the workplace. More.