It’s been a busy year for the New Mexico legislature – especially in the employment space. Check out Benjamin Nucci and Walker Crowson’s Legal Alert here taking a look at six employment bills impacting New Mexico employers.
On Monday, April 22nd, the U.S. Supreme Court said that it will hear three cases that turn on whether existing civil rights bans on discrimination in the workplace under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 include discrimination based on sexual orientation and transgender status. The decision will determine the issue that has […]
If an employee identifies as transgender, employers may want to engage in the interactive process with the employee to protect themselves against potential claims for disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). But why, when the ADA specifically excludes “transsexualism” and “gender identity disorders not resulting from physical impairments” as within the meaning […]
Over the past year, there has been increasing attention on transgendered persons both in the media and in the law. While many hope this wave of attention on transgender issues will increase legal protection for transgender persons, that protection is already in place in many states across the country. Many states and municipalities, including California, […]