Federal LGBT Employment Guidance ‘An Outrageous Overreach’ One Lawyer Says

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA.

“This is an outrageous overreach compared to what the Supreme Court said [in Bostock v. Clayton County],” said John Bursch, senior counsel and vice president of appellate advocacy with the group Alliance Defending Freedom, in a June 22 interview with CNA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in June promoted its online resources about “sexual orientation and gender identity workplace rights.” The EEOC cited the June 2020 Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County as the legal basis for its findings.

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