Tag:Civil Rights Act

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion for Feb. 17

The 10th Circuit issued an opinion in Lamb v. Montrose County Sheriff’s, et al finding that a former deputy sheriff didn’t voice a matter of public concern in a text message over which he claims he was terminated.

SCOTUS Takes Up Set of College Affirmative Action Appeals

The appeals ask the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out its 2003 ruling in Grutter v. Bollinger which allowed race to be considered under certain circumstances in college admissions.

Colorado’s First Steps Toward Equality, a Continuing Effort

The CRA joined several other civil rights laws on the books, but the state made little progress toward equality until the 1960s and '70s.

Appellate Decision Could Send Affirmative Action to High Court

A case involving claims of discrimination against applicants to a prestigious college is one step closer to review by the U.S. Supreme Court. A...

USERRA on Employers’ Radar

After celebrating its 25th anniversary in October, the federal antidiscrimination law protecting military members is drawing attention. Colorado U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn announced last month...

USERRA on Employers’ Radar

After celebrating its 25th anniversary in October, the federal antidiscrimination law protecting military members is drawing attention. Colorado U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn announced last month...

Employers Wait for SCOTUS Title VII Ruling on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation

When Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, LGBTQ rights probably weren’t a flicker in lawmakers’ minds. The Stonewall uprisings wouldn’t happen for...

Misclassification Per Se Doesn’t Violate Labor Law, NLRB Rules

Employers face a litany of liabilities if they misclassify employees as independent contractors. But at least worker misclassification isn’t by itself a labor law...