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Major issues in the federal law of employment discrimination

George Rutherglen

Major issues in the federal law of employment discrimination

supplement 2 and table of authorities

by George Rutherglen

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Published by Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Rutherglen.
    ContributionsFederal Judicial Center.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17833612M


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Laws that the EEOC Enforces. Federal employment discrimination laws include: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – prohibiting discrimination against workers with disabilities and mandating reasonable accommodations. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of (ADEA). The United States Department of Labor oversees and enforces more than federal laws governing workplace activities for about 10 million employers and million workers.

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Price New from Used from Author: George Rutherglen. Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws. There are several laws that prohibit discrimination in the employment context.

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Some of the major federal laws and the protected categories under those laws are: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of prohibits discrimination against employees on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, or national origin. Age Discrimination in. The prohibition in Title VII against discrimination on the basis of religion is subject to the BFOQ exception, [] but it is also subject to three other provisions that apply only to religious discrimination.

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces many of these laws, while some state laws also address employment discrimination and sometimes extend these protections to LGBTQ employees and other categories.

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The book covers such issues as claims of disparate treatment and disparate impact, affirmative action, and discrimination on the basis of sex, national origin, and religion.

Other federal remedies for employment discrimination are also discussed. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces more than federal laws. These mandates and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities for about million workers and 10 million workplaces.

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The provisions of the Act prohibited employment discrimination by any employer with more than employees. The Act banned discrimination on the basis of race, religion and national origin. It opened up access to public accommodation and enforced voting rights and desegregated public education.

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Expert coverage of federal employment law from job application through termination, including discrimination, harassment, wages/hours, leaves, layoffs, and more. This product provides a comprehensive review of Americans with Disabilities standards, litigation issues, and practical application of the law.

LGBTQ teachers are waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the federal civil rights law guarantees them nationwide protection from workplace : Madeline Will. An important exception to the prohibition against discrimination in Title VII is the seniority clause of section (h).

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Employment discrimination law in the United States derives from the common law, and is codified in numerous state and federal laws, particularly the Civil Rights Act ofas well as in the ordinances of counties and laws prohibit discrimination based on certain characteristics or protected categories.

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Congress. Employment Discrimination on the Basis of a Medical Condition It is illegal under both federal and state laws to discriminate against an employee based on his or her medical condition with regard to employment decisions. These decisions include hiring, firing.

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The purpose of this book is to provide students with an in- depth understanding of the ADA, including the sections governing employment (Title I), public entities (Title II), and public accommodations (Title III).

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The U.S. Supreme Court sided with older federal workers on Monday, making it easier for those over 40 to sue for age discrimination. The 8-to-1 ruling rejected a. This new edition of An Introduction to the Law of Employment Discrimination summarizes the federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, age, and disability.

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