PBS NewsHour

Supreme Court weighs protections for LGBTQ workers

Clip: 10/08/2019 | 8m

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in what may become a landmark case on the workplace rights of LGBTQ Americans. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act bars employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex -- but does it also protect against discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity? William Brangham talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.

Aired: 10/08/19

Rating: NR

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