June 7, 2018

Masterpiece Cakeshop: Employment Law Considerations

Kara M. Ariail

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its opinion in Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, voting 7-2 in favor of the owner who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado.

As part of a Law360 series covering this topic, Partner Kara Ariail offers insight on the employment law considerations of the court's ruling and its potential impact as one of the most highly anticipated decisions of the term. In her article, Ms. Ariail dedicates special analysis on this case's implications for sexual orientation discrimination and workplace accommodation of religious practices and beliefs.

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