Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Virginia Human Rights Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees because of sex. Sex discrimination can include sex-based discrimination because of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or pregnancy.
Equal Pay Act of 1963: Equal Pay for Equal Work
Pregnancy Discrimination Act: Protections for Employees Relating to Childbirth
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Protecting Employees from Race, Sex, Religion, and National Origin Discrimination
Virginia Values Act: Powerful Protections for Virginia Employees
Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson: Sexual Harassment is Unlawful Discrimination