The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Sex and the Supreme Court
June 16, 2020
By: Charles Lamberton

Those reading the newspapers know that the Supreme Court recently ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County that employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender status is discrimination based on sex. Why is this so? As I have argued for many years, an employer can’t act on the basis of sexual orientation or gender status […]

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What Arlington v. FCC means for employment law
May 21, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

The Supreme Court’s decision in Arlington v. FCC is helpful both to employees and to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  In Arlington, a six justice majority held that federal courts owe “Chevron deference” to how an administrative agency interprets its own jurisdiction.  “Chevron deference” essentially means that a court must defer to an agency’s […]

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