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Court Ruling on LGBT Workplace Discrimination a Good Sign of Things to Come

4.14.17

The April 4 ruling by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals was hailed as a monumental moment by many, but perhaps it did not receive enough attention. In the article, "Court Ruling on LGBT Workplace Discrimination a Good Sign of Things to Come," featured in the Chicago Tribune, Attorney Sidney Minter explains what this ruling may mean to workers nationally in the months and years to come.

"What can happen and what will happen is when other folks have these types of issues, say in the 4th Circuit in North Carolina, it will be used there," said Sidney. "I think eventually the Supreme Court is going to take up the case that has the right facts, and I think eventually the Supreme Court is likely going to include sexual orientation as a protected class under Title VII (of the Civil Rights Act)."

To read the full article, please visit the Chicago Tribune.

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