More Evidence Needed Upon Discrimination Charges
- Towards a Unified Theory of the Law of Employment Discrimination. Gold, Michael Evan // Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law;2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p175
Discusses the development of a theory of the law of employment discrimination founded on the similarity between the elements of disparate treatment and disparate impact except for intent. Individual disparate treatment; Statistical disparate treatment; Disparate impact; Basic definition of...
- Labor Relations and Affirmative Action: A Tug-of-War. Whalen, Garry M.; Rubin, Richard S. // Public Personnel Management;May/Jun77, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p149
Focuses on the complications in enforcing nondiscrimination laws and affirmative action plans for public sector labor relations. Noncompliance to affirmative action rules; Effects on labor relations; Exclusion from protecting the aged and the handicapped.
- Sex discrimination . . . unequal actuarial tables. Ashman, Alan // American Bar Association Journal;Apr79, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p623
Reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has rejected sex-based actuarial tables and has found them to be in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Details of the case; Legal precedents; Policy implications on the labor relations.
- Private sector needs top women. de Briun, Wilma // Finance Week;10/8/99, p43
Cites the preliminary findings of a Commission on Gender Equality study in South Africa. Percentage of companies with no gender policy; Number of women executives in various levels; Compliance with Labor Relations Act regulations in terms of maternity leave.
- Are You Sure You Don't Discriminate? // Workforce;May97, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p101
Discusses several legal issues concerning discrimination in employment. Terms that connote racial discrimination; Need for employers to secure a policy on code words.
- Managing Reindeer Games: Coping with the Dilemmas of Superior-Subordinate Fraternization Outside the Workplace. Paul, Robert J.; Seeberger, Kathryn A. // Review of Business;Spring/Summer2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1/2, p9
"Reindeer games" -- outside activities where some, but not all, employees interact with superiors -- can have more dangerous implications than you might think. While they can foster productive interactions, they can also have negative impacts on work place morale and performance. They can even...
- When the fired fight back. Nye, David // Across the Board;Jun95, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p31
Reports that the number of disgruntled employees suing corporations in the United States is increasing but that there are better venues to deal with them. Increase in federal civil suits and employee-discrimination suits; Alternative dispute resolution (ADR); Polaroid Corp.'s five steps;...
- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law;Nov2013, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p3
The article offers news briefs on the case filed by an employee who was fired for irregularities against her employer and on the race discrimination case filed by an African American employee against her co-workers and superior in Minnesota.
- Beware 'demotions' that merely strip duties. // HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law;Oct2014, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit case Thompson v. City of Waco which deals with an alleged discrimination or retaliation of an employee or engaging in protected activity.