Oct 5, 2020
More than 50 years after Title VII barred discrimination for a
multitude of reasons, including sex, a new Supreme Court ruling has
shed light on the scope of the prohibition on sex-based
discrimination: Does it extend to a person's sexual orientation and
even sexual identity? If so, how does the ruling affect
employer-based health insurance?
Scott and Ed welcome Paula Day, J.D., Lockton Benefits' new
Director of HR Compliance Consulting, to discuss the court decision
and the implications for the future of group insurance.
- Why did the anti-civil rights champion Rep. Howard Smith (D-VA)
add the word "sex" as a protected class in his amendment to the
Civil Rights Act of 1964? (Because he wanted to protect women,
- Why did the EEOC initially view the ban on sex-based
discrimination as an illegitimate ban, “conceived out of
- How much fun was “Ladies day in the House” in 1964?
- What exactly did the Supreme Court have to say about the three
Title VII cases recently brought to them, addressing sexual
orientation and identity?
- Could Ed really become a Supreme Court nominee?
- How does all of this play into the group health plan