Category Archives: Gender orientation discrimination

Outback Steakhouse Advancement Criteria is Sexist

The EEOC negotiated a huge settlement with Outback Steakhouse restaurant chain on behalf of women who were unable to advance because of the company’s glass ceiling. The management positions at Outback were filled by men.  To be considered for management positions, the applicant had to have kitchen experience.  Outback, however, did not give women the kitchen...
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New Push for ENDA

As reported here, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, is one of the Obama administration’s top priorities.  The bill would outlaw discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation.  Those categories are protected under Maryland law, but not federal law yet.  There won’t be action this calendar year.  It’s hard to tell whether the...
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