Jay Holland spoke to Law360, regarding the recent decision by the Second Circuit Court regarding Title VII. The court’s decision sided with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, stating that workplace sexual orientation bias falls under Title VII, which prohibits workplace discrimination and rejects anti-gay bias. As this is a nationwide issue, many experts believe this case will end up in the Supreme Court. Law360 reviews 4 takeaways from this situation including Jay Holland’s perspective on the “split Federal Government” as “very, very rare.”
As a principal in Joseph, Greenwald & Laake’s Civil Litigation Group and chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment, and Qui Tam Whistleblower practice, Holland has years of experience litigating workplace discrimination cases. He has obtained favorable results for government and private-sector employees, in severe sexual harassment and retaliation cases. Outside of the courtroom, Holland is a frequent lecturer and writer and is often called upon to present to bar associations and other organizations.
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