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Ballot Measures

Ballot measures are a risky way of making law. Proponents argue that ballot measures are the most accurate representation of the will of the electorate. Detractors argue that voters often aren’t knowledgeable about nuanced issues and ballot measures are n…
ill decide whether to repeal protections for transgendered individuals in places of public accommodat…er signed into law new legislation that gave transgendered individuals the right to use public restro https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/ballot-measures/

Creating an Inclusive Work Environment

Managing employee appearance in the workplace can be challenging. Generally, private employers can set whatever dress, grooming, and appearance standards that they think are appropriate for their businesses, as long as the standards are not discriminatory…
arance standards. Discrimination based on transgender status or gender identity is a developing ar… national level over access to bathrooms for transgender individuals. As the public debates this issu https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/creating/

Creating an Inclusive Work Environment

arance standards. Discrimination based on transgender status or gender identity is a developing ar… national level over access to bathrooms for transgender individuals. As the public debates this issu https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/event/accommodations-workplace1/

A Transition in the Law: Transgender Discrimination

On April 21, 2017, Royal attorneys presented a seminar discussing how to navigate through the legal landscape of the evolving and challenging area of discrimination law: transgender discrimination
scrimination law. Discrimination based on transgender status or gender identity is a developing ar… national level over access to bathrooms for transgender individuals. As the public debates this issu https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/transition-law-transgender-discrimination1/

A Transition in the Law: Transgender Discrimination

On February 2, 2017, Attorney Timothy M. Netkovick hosted a roundtable seminar discussing how to navigate through the legal landscape of the evolving and challenging area of discrimination law: transgender discrimination
transgender discrimination Discrimination based on t… national level over access to bathrooms for transgender individuals. As the public debates this issu https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/transition-law-transgender-discrimination/

A Transition in the Law: Transgender Discrimination

Discrimination based on transgender status or gender identity is a developing ar… national level over access to bathrooms for transgender individuals. As the public debates this issu https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/event/transition-law-transgender-discrimination/

EEOC Issues New Enforcement Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2021

As business owners, upper management, and HR professionals are aware, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is a federal agency responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or employee …
bisexuals and transgender https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/eeoc-issues-new-enforcement-plan-fiscal-years-2017-2021/

A Transition in the Law: Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace

On May 1, 1989, the United States Supreme Court held that discriminating against individuals based on perceived non-conformity with gender stereotypes is a form of sex (gender) discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
P.C. authored an article on transgender discrimination in the workplace that was pub https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/newsletters/transition-law-transgender-discrimination-workplace/

Timothy M. Netkovick

navigate the MCAD and the developing area of transgender rights. Tim advises federal contractors b https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/about-us/our-team/timothy-m-netkovick/

Governor Baker Signs Transgender Accommodations Bill Into Law

On July 8, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a bill expanding civil rights protections for transgender individuals in Massachusetts. The new law, which takes effect October 1st of this year, prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender id…
bill expanding civil rights protections for transgender individuals in Massachusetts. The new law… transgender status…ace. If you have any questions concerning transgender https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/governor-baker-signs-transgender-accommodations-bill-law/

A Transition in the Law: Transgender Discrimination in Public Accommodation Law

There has been a great deal of national public debate over access to bathrooms for transgender individuals. The Massachusetts Senate approved a pending bill that seeks to add gender identity as a protected class under Massachusetts public accommodation l…
l public debate over access to bathrooms for transgender individuals.  The Massachusetts Senate appro… goes to the House.  For more information on transgender discrimination see our recent article in Bus https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/transition-law-transgender-discrimination-public-accommodation-law/

New Prohibitions Against Transgender Discrimination Likely

Royal, P.C. authored an article about transgender discrimination in the most recent edition of BusinessWest magazine.
P.C authored an article about transgender discrimination in the    most recent edition https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/newsletters/new-prohibitions-against-transgender-discrimination-likely/

Law: A New Enforcement Priority: EEOC Targets Gender Discrimination Against Transgender Individuals

Discrimination based on transgender status or gender identity is a developing area of employment law. Some states, including Massachusetts, have recognized gender identity as a protected class under state anti-discrimination laws. Federal courts are in…
Discrimination based on transgender status or gender identity is a developing ar…s prohibiting gender discrimination apply to transgender individuals. In the past year https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/newsletters/law-new-enforcement-priority/

Transgender Discrimination is Gender Discrimination

In July of 2013, the decision in a landmark case, Mia M. Macy v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, established that discrimination based on an individual’s gender identity and sex stereotyping is sex discrimination prohibited under Tit…
lawsuits alleging sex discrimination against transgender individuals. In the landmark case…rminating employees after learning they were transgender.  While the facts of the case will obviously https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/transgender-discrimination-gender-discrimination/

Federal Contractors and Employees to be LGBT Discrimination Free

Among the flood of executive orders coming from the White House recently, is one protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender federal contractors and employees. Yesterday, President Obama signed an executive order that protects federal contractors …
and transgender federal contractors and employees.  Yesterda https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/federal-contractors-and-employees-be-lgbt-discrimination-free/

Executive Order on Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

Massachusetts currently protects employees from discrimination based on their sexual orientation, but most states currently do not. However, President Barak Obama may soon change that. It is expected that our President will soon sign an executive order ba…
and transgender https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/executive-order-sexual-orientation-discrimination-workplace/

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