Tag Archives: Sex Discrimination at work

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Employer Insurance Coverage for Gender Transition or Sex Transformation Procedures: Robison v. Dignity Health (N.D. Cal)

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you work for an employer through which you have insurance coverage, yet your coverage does not include “sex transformation surgery,” could your employer be violating the law? As the recent Northern District of California case of Robinson v. Dignity Health contends, this may represent a form of gender discrimination. Although the case is… Read More »

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Title IX and Sex Discrimination in Education

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Sex discrimination is not just illegal in the workplace – it is illegal at most colleges and universities, as well  under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title 9”). But, does Title IX extend to all educational institutions? And what are your rights at educational institution covered under Title IX? Learning More… Read More »

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Women in Tech: Making Progress for Workplace Equality

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

According to a recent article in CNET, Qualcomm just agreed to a $19.5 million settlement in a sex discrimination class action lawsuit involving around 3,300 women who are currently employed or were formerly employed by the tech company. The chipmaker company agreed to this large settlement, in addition to enacting new policies to limit… Read More »

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Discrimination Against Same-Sex Spouse and Sex Discrimination at Work

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Can an employee find protections against discrimination through claims of sex discrimination—rather than discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity—in order to expand gay rights in the workplace? That is the question recently posed by an article in Bloomberg Business in relation to a Walmart employee’s workplace discrimination claim. If the court decides… Read More »

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