Employment discrimination law is like a huge jigsaw puzzle—albeit one with many missing and mismatched pieces, which are constantly being changed. The purpose of Understanding Employment Discrimination Law is to clarify the differences, uncertainty, and complexity of employment discrimination law. The Second Edition deals with all the watershed Supreme Court decisions since 2002 and otherwise expands and updates the coverage of the prior edition.
Author: Thomas R. Haggard
Author: Thomas R. Haggard
Publisher: Lexis Pub
Employment discrimination refers to the illegal practice of making employment decisions based on an employee's age, race, sex, religion, national origin, or physical disability. This almanac examines Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the primary federal anti-discrimination statute, and the role of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in interpreting and enforcing the provisions of the Act. This almanac also explores other federal statutes that prohibit employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), which prohibits discrimination against individuals because of their age. Further, this almanac examines the state laws that are patterned after the federal statutes, some of which also extend protection to additional groups not covered by federal law. The Appendix provides applicable statutes, resource directories, and other pertinent information and data. The Glossary contains definitions of many of the terms used throughout the almanac.
Author: Margaret C. Jasper
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The year 2008 witnessed two significant developments in federal employment law: the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimation Act (GINA). These two laws expand protections for employees, resulting in new obligations and requirements for employers.
Publisher: CCH Incorporated
Category: Business & Economics
This comprehensive, two-volume handbook compiles the current case law, management practices, and social science research on workplace discrimination, including federal- and state-protected categories. * A chapter is included on each type of workplace discrimination per the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, including sex discrimination, race/color discrimination, and equal compensation discrimination * Contributions from distinguished attorneys, management consultants, scholars, and academicians working in the area of workplace discrimination * An overview of the chronology of case law in each type of workplace discrimination * A bibliography accompanying each chapter with additional references provided in appendices
Author: Michele Antoinette Paludi,Carmen A. Paludi,Eros DeSouza
Category: Business & Economics
There is still much to learn about fundamental aspects of employment discrimination law as a social system. What drives the growing demand for litigation? To what extent does discrimination persist in subtle but pervasive forms and what explains how it varies by organizational and market context? How do different groups of workers perceive the extent to which they are discriminated against and what, if anything, do they do about it? How have employers responded to discrimination law? How is employment discrimination law affected by broader political and legal currents? What is the relationship between anti-discrimination law and patterns of social inequality?The chapters in this unique collection grapple with many of these issues. Questions of this scope require interdisciplinary scholarship; and this volume includes original contributions from many of the legal scholars, economists, psychologists, sociologists, political scientists, and historians who are at the forefront of new research on discrimination and law. The Handbook of Employment Discrimination Research encompasses critical discussions across different social science disciplines, as well as between legal scholars and social scientists. As a collection, the chapters suggest a broad reconsideration of employment discrimination and its treatment in law.
Rights and Realities
Author: Laura Beth Nielsen,Robert L. Nelson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Understanding Employment Law strikes a balance between comprehensiveness and selectivity. It provides the substantive material needed to succeed in practice and in the classroom and on final examinations, without overwhelming the reader with details that are unduly esoteric or tangential. The book begins first with common-law employment doctrines such as employment-at-will, employment contracts, employment torts, workplace privacy issues, and restrictive covenants. It then turns to federal and state statutory regulation of the workplace, covering topics such as compensation (including wage and hour legislation and unemployment insurance), employee benefits (including leave time, pensions, and health insurance), and workplace safety legislation.
Author: Richard A. Bales,Jeffrey M. Hirsch,Paul M. Secunda
Written by a nationally renowned White House labor arbitrator, this edition continues its comprehensive and objective treatment of labor and employment law topics while challenging students to develop critical thinking skills through case analysis. In-depth chapters explore labor law topics, focusing primarily on the National Labor Relations Act, and are updated to include coverage of court systems and the role of administrative agencies in policymaking. In addition, a thorough understanding of employment law topics is provided through chapters on discrimination law, occupational safety and health issues, employee privacy, and more and is updated to include issues of violence in the workplace and the implications of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. No other text on this market can claim the prestige of authorship and timely coverage of topics so important to students in their business careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: David Twomey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Category: Business & Economics
Discrimination law has undergone considerable change and development in recent years. Written by leading practitioners in the field, this comprehensive and straightforward guide gives the reader an excellent understanding of both law and practice.
Law and Practice
Author: Jenny Mulvaney
Category: Discrimination in employment
Includes interviews with American professors of law.
Comparing European, French, and American Law
Author: Marie Mercat-Bruns
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Category: Social Science
The ninth edition of the best-selling Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination blends cases, notes, and problems into an integrated pedagogy that balances scholarly and practice perspectives. The authors build a conceptual framework for understanding how discrimination is defined and proven in litigation. The text allows professors to explore particular interests more deeply and permits them to take not only a litigation approach but also explore the compliance, investigation, and counseling perspectives that are characteristic of modern practice. The broad coverage integrates scholarship with legal doctrine drawn from statutes and judicial decisions. The useful Statutory Supplement is available for separate purchase. Key Benefits: Young v. UPS (reconceptualizing pregnancy discrimination). Nassar v. Uni. of Texas Sw. Med. Ctr. (requiring but-for causation for Title VII retaliation claims) Vance v. Ball State Univ. (narrowing the definition of supervisor for purposes of employer liability for sexual harassment) EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch (reconceptualizing claims of religious discrimination). New circuit court decisions on sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII. Streamlined coverage. Materials have been reworked, thus reducing page count by 100 pages.
Author: Michael J. Zimmer,Charles A. Sullivan
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Continued economic prosperity in China and its international competitive advantage have been due in large part to the labor of workers in China, who for many years toiled in underregulated workplaces. More recently, labor law reforms have been praised for their progressive measures and, at the same time, blamed for placing too many economic burdens on companies, especially those operating on the margins, which in some cases have caused business failures. This, combined with the global downturn and the millions of displaced and unemployed Chinese migrant laborers, has created ongoing debate about the labor laws. Meanwhile, the Chinese Union has organized many of the Global Fortune 500 companies, and a form of collective bargaining is occurring. Workers are pursuing their legal labor rights in increasing numbers. This book provides a clear overview of the labor and employment law environment in China and its legal requirements, as well as practices under these laws used to deal with labor issues.
Author: Ronald C. Brown
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Coauthored by two reporters from the recently released Restatement on Employment Law, this casebook provides considerable flexibility for an instructor teaching employment discrimination law, employment law, or a combination of both topics. It includes an in-depth treatment of Title VII, the ADA, and the ADEA, as well as a new chapter on discrimination against sexual minorities. It introduces the concept of employment-at-will, and contractual and tort-based exceptions. This casebook also provides an overview of laws relating to workplace injuries and employee benefits, as well as chapters on wage and hour law and employee classification or misclassification. It also includes a chapter on employee duties to the employer. A chapter on privacy reflects recent legislative initiatives at the state level, and an analysis of electronic intrusions by the employer. Interspersed throughout are "Practitioner Perspectives," in which leading practitioners describe their day-to-day work and area of specialization. Cases are accompanied by notes that test a student's basic understanding of the material (labeled "Test Your Understanding of the Material"), as well as informative notes providing context. The casebook comes with a Teacher's Manual containing case briefs and answers to notes. Also, adopting professors have access to an extensive website containing teaching materials, exercises, and lesson plans. Adopters may request a login for the website here.
Author: Samuel Estreicher,Elizabeth Tippett,Michael Harper
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
This streamlined, straightforward casebook offers a fresh perspective on employment discrimination law, presenting a procedural-based approach (lacking in other texts) to the topic with interactive materials throughout the text. While still providing the traditional employment discrimination casebook coverage, this text emphasizes the importance of procedural issues in workplace cases. It includes a unique best practices chapter which discusses the most effective ways to address workplace discrimination, from both a theoretical and legal perspective. Numerous exercises and problems foster classroom discussion. Practice tips situate students in the role of a practicing lawyer. Cases are modern and cutting-edge, demonstrating the importance of employment discrimination law. Each chapter includes a chapter-in-review, and summary charts and graphs are used throughout the text to further student comprehension. Text boxes within cases, historical notes, and news events are all effectively used to help bring the material to life in an innovative new way. Features: Streamlined and straightforward organization offers hands-on approach for students Comprehensive coverage addresses core statutory and regulatory provisions (including discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, disability and age). Recent Supreme Court cases (including UPS, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ricci, Wal-Mart, and Ledbetter) emphasize skills-based approach to learning Best Practices chapter examines ways to address workplace discrimination, from both theoretical and legal perspective Interactive problems at the start of each chapter introduce important concepts and are followed up throughout the chapter to expand on the material Visual aids such as photos, graphs, tables, and flow charts help enliven the presentation and clarify the concepts Post-case notes/questions (including Historical and Newsworthy notes) offer additional insight Class exercises help foster group discussion Practice tips and procedural points situate the student in the role of a practicing lawyer Chapter-in-Review allows students the opportunity to verify their understanding of material The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.
Procedures, Principles, and Practice
Author: Joseph A. Seiner
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
This collection of writings is the only broad, interdisciplinary introduction to the struggle for EEO and its consequences.
Labor Market Discrimination and Public Policy
Author: Paul Burstein
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Category: Political Science
An effective teaching and learning text, Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals covers all the essential elements in depth and breadth in a rational three part structure. "Introduction to Labor and Employment Law" examines the historical development of labor and employment law in America alongside the nature of the employment relationship. "Labor-Management Relations in the Union Setting" shows how American labor law regulates labor-management relations and includes methods of selecting collective bargaining representatives, unfair labor practices by employers and unions, economic weapons in labor disputes and the formation and administration of labor contracts. "Employment Discrimination" deals with the various forms of discrimination and the methods and procedures of pursuing employment discrimination claims. To underscore concepts and ensure student understanding, each chapter features marginal definitions, fact scenarios illustrating the concepts, and questions about specific facts for the students to consider. Answers to the fact scenarios are included at the end of each chapter. Discussion questions and exercises are provided to help students apply the concepts, and engaging case excerpts give them experience with case analysis. The Second Edition has been completely updated to include new material analyzing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, a federal statute amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Additional new material discusses the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, a federal statute prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of genetic information. Fresh case references and examples appear throughout the text. Hallmark features of Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals: Covers all essential elements of United States labor and employment law in depth Divided into three sections o Introduction to Labor and Employment Law historical development of labor and employment law in America nature of the employment relationship o Labor-Management Relations in the Union Setting how labor law regulates labor-management relations methods of selecting collective bargaining representatives unfair labor practices by employers and unions economic weapons in labor disputes the formation and administration of labor contracts o Employment Discrimination various forms of employment discrimination in American law methods and procedures of pursuing employment discrimination claims Chapter pedagogy o marginal definitions o fact scenarios illustrating the concepts
Author: Clyde E. Craig
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Workplace discrimination is an experience that, despite four decades of equality legislation, continues to blight the lives of thousands every year. Discrimination persists on the protected grounds of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief and gender reassignment, as well as where no legal protection exists such as in relation to class background or migration status. The Handbook discusses recent changes in equality legislation as well as considering the limitations of legal frameworks in addressing inequality. However, complying with the law is only the first step towards addressing discrimination in the workplace, and the book goes beyond the law and provides evidence of good practice in promoting organisational culture change, as well as considering future directions for policy on equality action. The Gower Handbook of Discrimination at Work looks at both social justice and business case perspectives, and its message is not a negative one. The contributors have considerable depth of understanding of workplace discrimination, both as academics and equality practitioners, their work has contributed to policy formation and all are committed to improving the lives of people at work. They offer insights into existing international developments and make suggestions for the ways in which positive change can be realised. Practitioners, such as human resources professionals and other managers involved in addressing equality at work, trade unionists, equality trainers, and academics concerned with researching or teaching in the areas of employment and equality will all find this book of interest. Furthermore, it will be of value to students in the fields of business and management, employment law, equality and diversity and human resource management.
Author: Dr Hazel Conley,Ms Tessa Wright
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
Examining the UK Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in comparison to its counterparts in the USA and Australia, this book focuses on how it is being interpreted and acted upon in the context of higher education, a key area of national attention in the UK. It also evaluates this law in the context of the larger project of civil rights legislation and demonstrates that geography can be used to explain law and legal arguments by highlighting their subjectivity and by emphasizing the importance of place, specificity and context. While providing in-depth analysis of the effectiveness and scope of this significant legislation this book demonstrates the importance of geography in the application of law. It provides insights into the broader workings of UK anti-discrimination law, which are particularly relevant given the scrutiny of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the concerns about the effectiveness of legal tools in fighting discrimination. Finally, this book critiques liberal notions of legal subjectivity and medical definitions of disability which is topical given the current attention given to debates about identity politics.
Author: Dr Fayyaz Vellani
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Category: Social Science
Employment Law is designed as the core text for trainee solicitors studying employment law on the Professional Practice Course. It provides an overview of current Irish employment law, introducing common law principles, Irish case law and European and Irish legislation. This new edition deals with key topical employment issues and expands on the existing topics, with an emphasis on the recent developments in Irish case law and legislation. Issues areexplained in a clear way with reference to the applicable codes and case law, making it a comprehensive introduction to the subject and an excellent resource for students, practitioners and those interested in employment law.
Author: Jane Moffatt
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA