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Civil Rights in the Workplace, Fourth Edition

By Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
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For plaintiff and defense counsel, Civil Rights in the Workplace Online provides complete analysis of punitive damages, compensatory damages, jury trials, and changes in providing disparate treatment and disparate impact cases. It shows you how the 1991 Act has changed the way lawyers and their clients approach employment discrimination under Title VII, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act, the Reconstruction Era Civil Rights Act, and the ADA. You get the full text -- with insightful analysis -- of the controversial Supreme Court rulings that led to the creation of the 1991 Act.

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

  • Explanation of EEOC regulations applying 2008 amendments to ADA
  • New Supreme Court case on “cat’s paw” theory
  • New Supreme Court case extending Title VII retaliation claims to case in which adverse action was taken against fiancé
  • New Supreme Court case on when maintenance of a policy with disparate impact falls within a statute of limitations
  • New Supreme Court case allowing retaliation claims based on oral complaints
  • New state case holding that arbitration agreement did not divest state agency of investigative power
  • New case finding arbitration agreement to be unconscionable
  • New case law on relationship between ADA and FMLA
  • New case law on statistical comparisons in disparate impact cases
  • New court of appeals decisions allowing harassment and retaliation actions on behalf of gay employees
  • Analysis of case finding “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy to be unconstitutional and of subsequent repeal
  • New case on sovereign immunity for state instrumentalities
  • New court of appeals case agreeing that a Title VII was precluded by earlier Section 1983 action
  • New case grappling with choice of law questions in international context

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

Last Updated 09/21/2018
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 10045146-7777
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

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes

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