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Employment Discrimination: Law and Practice, Fifth Edition

Employment Discrimination: Law and Practice, Fifth Edition

By Charles A. Sullivan, Lauren Kavanaugh


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Employment Discrimination: Law & Practice, Fifth Edition provides lucid discussion of difficult and complex legal problems. This timely resource explains laws, rulings, and requirements and delivers thorough legal analysis plus tried and tested practice materials. Moreover, it shows you actual discrimination litigation solutions to difficult and ambiguous problems. You will find comprehensive coverage of topics such as:

  • Disability Law Developments
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Continuing Violations
  • How discrimination is defined
  • What is the duty of "reasonable accommodation" in disability discrimination
  • How to successfully talk to, understand, and cross-examine a statistical proof of discrimination expert witness

With this all inclusive, practical two-volume set you will learn:

  • How to prove and defend against sexual harassment claims
  • How to recognize the distinguishing theories and methods of proof
  • Who counts as disabled for purposes of the ADA
  • And much more!

Employment Discrimination: Law and Practice brings the practitioner up to date on the latest developments, including:

  • U.S. Supreme Court landmark decision limiting the systemic theories and class actions. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes
  • "Cat's-paw" liability approved. Staub v. Proctor Hospital
  • Third-party retaliation allowed. Thompson v. North American Stainless
  • The ministerial exception goes to the Supreme Court. EEOC v. Hosanna-Tabor
  • States may regulate employment of undocumented aliens. Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting
  • Limiting state regulation of arbitration through the unconscionability doctrine. AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion
  • Analysis of final EEOC regulations relating to the ADAAA and GINA

Previous Edition: Employment Discrimination: Law and Practice, Fourth Editions, SKU: 10044924-7777




Last Updated 11/01/2019
Update Frequency Annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 10071934-7777
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction and Overview of Statute
  2. Individual Disparate Treatment
  3. Systemic Disparate Treatment Discrimination
  4. Systemic Disparate Impact Discrimination
  5. Interrelation of the Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact Theories of Discrimination
  6. Retaliation
  7. Sex Discrimination
  8. Religious Discrimination Under Title VII
  9. National Origin and Alienage Discrimination Under Title VII, Section 1981, and Immigration Law
  10. Age Discrimination
  11. Disability Discrimination
  12. Procedures
  13. Remedies

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