Ira Shepard Discusses the Latest Monthly Higher Ed, HR Court Developments

Ira Shepard Discusses the Latest Monthly Higher Ed, HR Court Developments

Employment
April 21, 2020

Ira Shepard, Of Counsel with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr provides an overview of cases and regulatory actions within the labor and employment space during the April 2020 edition of HR and the Courts.

The following issues are discussed:

  • Federal courts split on whether Title IX provides a separate litigation remedy for education workers for sex bias in addition to Title VII
  • University prevails over former professor’s Title IX claim that its sex harassment investigation was flawed by gender bias against males
  • Tenure denial, involving allegations of retaliation by tenure committee members against professor for speaking out in prior sex harassment investigation and to the student newspaper, proceeds to trial
  • Former professional soccer player and professional coach’s race, ethnicity, and national origin claims against a university proceed
  • Professor’s first amendment retaliation claim alleging he was demoted because of his expert witness testimony and his expression of conservative views on gender dysphoria proceeds

 

Read the full post, here.