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Overview

Litigation of cases for race, sex, religious, and disability discrimination is complex and constantly evolving. For plaintiff and defense counsel, Civil Rights in the Workplace is an invaluable guide to the specific aspects of employment discrimination litigation under the antidiscrimination statutes and their progeny. Covering the scope of relevant legislation and analyzing Supreme Court cases in depth, Civil Rights in the Workplace addresses jury trials, compensatory and punitive damages, proof of disparate impact and treatment, theories of liability, statutes of limitations, attorneys' fees and costs, special problems of sex discrimination and disability discrimination, and more.

Civil Rights in the Workplace provides updated coverage of legislative and other developments and new case law, including:

  • Case law identifying factual situations in which plaintiffs can maintain class actions notwithstanding the Supreme Court’s holding in Epic Systems favoring individual arbitration 
  • New case law holding that sexual-orientation discrimination and transgender discrimination violate Title VII 
  • New case law considering discrimination against undocumented Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals migrants as a violation of Section 1981 
  • New case law on the threshold for discriminatory harassment 
  • New case law on the duty to mitigate damages 
  • New case law on eligibility for back pay and front pay 
  • A New Supreme Court case on coverage of small state and local government employers by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act 
  • New analysis of the requirement to exhaust state and federal administrative remedies 
  • New case law on the threshold mental state for punitive damages 
  • New case law on jury instructions and jury interrogatories in disability retaliation cases
  • New case law on the jurisdictional effect of time limits 
  • New case law on fee and cost shifting 
  • New case law on claim preclusion as between federal and state claims 
  • New case law on flaws in statistical analysis to prove disparate impact 

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Previous Edition: Civil Rights in the Workplace, Third Edition ISBN 9780735515598

Last Updated 03/11/2019
Update Frequency Semi-annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 10045146-7777
Publish Frequency Semi-annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
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Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. 42 U.S.C. Section 1981
  3. Jury Trials
  4. Compensatory and Punitive Damages
  5. Proof of Disparate Impact
  6. Proof of Disparate Treatment
  7. Statutes of Limitations
  8. Attorneys Fees and Costs
  9. Finality: Preclusive Effect and Settlements
  10. Special Problems in Sex Discrimination
  11. Special Problems in Disability Discrimination
  12. International Issues
  13. Public Employees

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Table of Statutes

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