Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

A Member of the Law Professor Blogs Network

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Perceived Sexual Orientation Not Protected Under State Bias Law, Washington Court Says

A heterosexual delivery driver did not present an actionable claim under state law based on a co-worker repeatedly calling him “Big Gay Al,” because perceived sexual orientation is not a protected status under Washington's Law Against Discrimination, a state appeals court held Oct. 23 (Davis v. Fred's Appliance Inc., Wash. Ct. App., No. 30269-5-III, 10/23/12).

Employment Discrimination | Permalink


Post a comment