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Federal Appeals Court Rules LGBT/Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Prohibited

In a first, a federal appeals court has ruled that LGBT/sexual orientation discrimination is a form of prohibited sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Read about it here: http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/lgbt-job-discrimination-prohibited-civil-rights-law-federal-appeals-court-n742751

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Courts are Trying to Make it Harder to Fight Age Discrimination

Winning an employment discrimination case — and age discrimination cases, in particular — is already hard enough. And a lot of federal courts seem to be looking for ways to make it harder still, as this article in ProPublica explains: https://www.propublica.org/article/is-it-age-discrimination-if-you-dont-know-youre-being-discriminated-against?google_editors_picks=true