The Law Sisters dive into a lively legal discussion about some recent discrimination cases involving gender, sexual orientation and sexual harassment. Valerie and Leto discuss the next steps for the battle between the DOJ and EEOC on whether LGBT workers are protected on the basis of sexual orientation, and explore the implications of President Trump’s tweet that the “military will not allow or accept” transgender service members.
This week’s main Case in the News is that of a 53 year-old male sheriff’s officer who was sexually harassed by his female boss. Some people assume that men shouldn’t be offended by a woman’s sexual advances, but that was not the case for this man!
Our Legal Lesson this week describes the Supreme Court case that ruled that “harassing conduct need not be motivated by sexual desire to support an inference of discrimination on the basis of sex.” Or in other words, sexual harassment need not have anything to do with the sexual orientation or desires of the harasser!
Finally, this week’s “Bad Boss of the Week” is another case involving pornographic videos at work. Listen in to get the whole story!
Quote of the week: “A man who makes you cry is not the man for you.”
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