Mary, who lives openly as a lesbian, was discharged from her position, and - 11659

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Mary, who lives openly as a lesbian, was discharged from her position, and evidence establishes that she was discharged because she is homosexual. Which is true regarding Mary’s rights under Federal anti-discrimination laws?

  1.  Assuming the evidence established that she was discharges for being a lesbian, she can recover damages from her employer.
  2.  If Mary can prove that the supervisor who discharges her was biased against homosexuals, she can get her job back.
  3.  Mary does not have a legal remedy because discrimination against homosexuals is not illegal under federal law.
  4.  None of these is correct.

 

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Mary, who lives openly as a lesbian, was discharged from her position, and evidence establishes that she was discharged because she is homosexual. Which is true regarding Mary’s rights under Federal anti-discrimination laws?