Alicia Koepke Quoted on Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Regarding LGBTQ Employee Rights in Tampa Bay Business & Wealth Magazine
On June 15, 2020, the Federal Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on LGBTQ employee’s rights. In a Tampa Bay Business & Wealth article published on June 23, 2020, Alicia Koepke discusses the clarity this ruling provides employers across Florida, and the rest of the country, in regard to discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
The Supreme Court ruling affirms that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay, lesbian, and transgender employees from discrimination in the workplace. In response to this ruling, the article highlights three things businesses should do to ensure they are offering suitable discriminatory protection for their LGBTQ employees in the workplace.
“This is an opportunity to keep learning [about how to protect LGBTQ rights],” Koepke says. “We can always do better.”
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