Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Against Men

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Michael Schmidt, vice chair of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, was quoted in SHRM regarding Title VII and discrimination against men. The BFOQ defense is narrowly applied, cautioned Michael. "It is important to distinguish between a customer's privacy interest where you may be able to justify a gender-based hiring practice and a broad, blanket customer preference or perception upon which a hiring practice is based—where you may not be able to lawfully discriminate," he said.

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Michael C. Schmidt

Vice Chair, Labor & Employment Department


(212) 453-3937


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