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Advocating For The Rights Of LGBT Employees
Published by National Employment Lawyers Association

With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on same-sex marriage in United States v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges, it is easy to overlook the existence of widespread and continuing discrimination against LGBT workers. Recent developments in the EEOC, and some federal court decisions, have recognized that gay and transgender workers are protected under Title VII. Yet EEOC rulings are not binding on many private employers, and not all courts agree. Join our panel of experienced practitioners to discuss the current state of LGBT rights in the workplace, including recent developments in Title VII law and practice tips, pension and health benefits issues affecting employees with same-sex spouses, and issues relating to transgender health care exclusions.

This webinar is sponsored by Bloomberg BNA and The TASA Group.

Bloomberg BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. Our network of reporters and leading practitioners deliver expert analysis, news, practice tools, and guidance. Bloomberg BNA’s authoritative coverage spans the full range of legal practice areas.

Since 1956, The TASA Group has helped thousands of attorneys identify a variety of quality expert witnesses for their cases, in virtually every category (medical, personal injury, intellectual property, engineering, business, the arts, trucking, handwriting, etc.) – always at no charge unless an expert is designated or engaged. We also offer thousands of consultants through our TASconsulting division. TASA continues to lead the industry through innovative services like free, expert-led CLE webinars (including approval for CLE in California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, and many other states.), Challenge History Reports on expert witnesses you retain or oppose, and e-Discovery and Cyber Security solutions that help attorneys work more efficiently and effectively. For more information on The TASA Group, feel free to call the regional manager, Deborah Morris at 800-523-2319 ext.333. As a bonus, call Deborah with one, new case, use promo code: NELA (exp. 1/29/2016) and she will be happy to take off the $175 administrative fee on the expert witness you retain.

Ria Tabacco Mar
Ria Tabacco Mar is a staff attorney with the national ACLU's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & HIV Project. Her litigation docket covers a wide range of issues affecting the equal rights of LGBT people, including employment discrimination and the...More
Teresa S. Renaker
Teresa Renaker is a founding partner of Renaker Hasselman LLP. She has focused on representing plaintiffs in employee benefits matters for over 17 years and litigates cases nationwide. Under ERISA, which governs employee benefits for employees of...More
Julie Wilensky
Julie Wilensky is the Director of the California office of the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center. She litigates disability access and other civil rights class actions, as well as employment and employee benefits cases on behalf of LGBT...More
Originally Published
December 8, 2015

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. Advocating For The Rights Of LGBT Employees - Video
  2. Advocating For The Rights Of LGBT Employees - Audio
  3. Advocating For The Rights Of LGBT Employees - Paper
  4. Supplemental Materials - Paper

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