Presenting an Employment Discrimination Case Before the PHRC

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (“PHRA”) is a state statute prohibiting unlawful discriminatory practices in employment, housing and education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The governing and regulating body of the PHRA is the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (“PHRC”), including regulating employment discrimination matters.  This office recently presented a continuing legal education program to lawyers

Second Circuit Decides in Employment Discrimination Case that it is Unlawful to Discriminate on the Basis of Sexual Orientation

Today, the Second Circuit found in an employment discrimination case that it is unlawful to discriminate against an individual based on his or her “sexual orientation” under Title VII.  This decision is compelling for civil rights litigators seeking to protect clients from employment discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation.  The Third Circuit has