Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Proceedings of New York University 51st Annual Conference on Labor
Because of its potential for ad hoc outcomes that lead to ever-greater legal instability, the question of sexual harassment in the workplace requires sustained attention by policymakers in both business and government and by academics. It was in order to promote this crucial endeavor that New York University's Annual Conference on Labor for 1999 chose this issue as its theme.
This long-standing, influential conference is the premier forum for bringing together legal practitioners, academics and researchers, government officials, representatives of companies and labor unions, and human resources specialists to explore solutions to problems in the American workplace. This valuable symposium addresses such provocative questions as:
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace also includes insightful discussions of the valuable role that social science methodologies and alternative dispute resolution techniques can play in fostering an environment where sexual harassment is better understood and effectively dealt with.
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- Editor's Preface
Center for Labor and Employment Law at NYU School of Law
Part One: The Substantive Law of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – at the `Cutting Edge'
A. `Mapping' Sexual Harassment
I. Relationship to Other Forms of Gender Discrimination
II. `Same Sex' Harassment and Sexual Favoritism
III. Sexual Harassment: The Labor Law Dimension
B. Employer Liability for Supervisor Conduct
C. Sexual Harassment Liability and the First Amendment
Part Two: The Litigation of Sexual Harassment Claims
A. Investigating a Sexual Harassment Claim: Legal and Ethical Issues
B. Rights of Accused Employees
C. Discovery, Evidence and Damage Issues
D. Use of Experts
Part Three: Employer Policies for Addressing Sexual Harassment and ADR Techniques
A. What Companies Are Doing on their Own
B. Uses of ADR