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Under the Arkansas Civil Rights Act are human beings persons?

The Arkansas Civil Rights Act (“ACRA”), defines an employer as “a person who employs nine (9) or more employees in the State of Arkansas in each of twenty (20) or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year, … Continue reading

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Does the Tennessee Human Rights Act protect against sexual orientation discrimination?

If you read my post below about the Arkansas Civil Rights Act, you can already guess where I am likely going with this post, but there is a serious exception. ┬áIn Tennessee, the state courts do not necessarily follow federal … Continue reading

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Does the Arkansas Civil Rights Act protect against sexual orientation discrimination?

This is a controversial question that has not yet been taken up by the Arkansas Supreme Court since the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission made it clear that it would begin investing sexual orientation discrimination claims as sex discrimination claims under … Continue reading

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