Contraception Controversy? Can Employees Refuse to Pay for the Pill?
- Seattle R.Ph. stars in landmark Rx contraceptives lawsuit. Ukens, Carol // Drug Topics;9/4/2000, Vol. 144 Issue 17, p21
Focuses on the case filed by Jennifer Erickson against her employer, Bartell Drug Co., regarding the inclusion of contraceptives in the insurance coverage of the company's women employees. Details on the case; Involvement of Planned Parenthood organization on the case; Supporters of Erickson.
- Title VII's Transgender Trajectory: An Analysis of Whether Transgender People Are a Protected Class under the Term "Sex" and Practical Implications of Inclusion. Twing, Shawn D.; Williams, Timothy C. // Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights;Spring2010, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p173
The article provides an analysis of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of the U.S. in relation to whether the transgender people are the protected class under the term "sex." It aims to trace trajectory of the state and federal law regarding the possible expansion of equal employment...
- Wal-Mart's Gender Gap. Takeuchi Cullen, Lisa // Time;7/5/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 1, p44
Offers a look at allegations that Wal-Mart discriminates against its female employees. Report that Wal-Mart has received more than 30 lawsuits between 2003 and 2004 that accuse the store of cheating workers out of overtime pay; Filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of all female employees;...
- Single suggestive remark not actionable: Court. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;04/30/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 18, p4
Presents the decision of the United States Supreme Court on the case of Clark County School District versus Shirley A. Breeden. Context and history of the case; Reason for the decision; Contention of Breeden on the job requirements.
- Court warns company: Even a $1 pay difference can equal gender discrimination. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;3/30/2012, Vol. 7 Issue 165, p4
The article discusses the U.S. court case, King v. Acosta Sales and Marketing, wherein a woman employee sued her company, alleging gender discrimination and the violation of the Equal Pay Act.
- Clark v. Martinez: Limited Statutory Construction Required by Constitutional Avoidance Offers Fragile Protection for Inadmissible Immigrants from Indefinite Detention. Rodríguez, José Javier // Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review;Summer2005, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p505
This article discusses a U.S. Supreme Court case regarding fragile protection for inadmissible immigrants from indefinite detention. The Court considered the status of two men, Sergio Suarez Martinez and Daniel Benitez, who fled Cuba and arrived in the U.S. during the Mariel Boatlift of 1980....
- Demoting 14th Amendment Claims to State Torts. Kirby, Tom // American Bar Association Journal;Feb82, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p166
Focuses on the curtailment of federal civil rights litigation in the United States. Court rulings dealing with civil rights litigation; Rationale for curtailing civil right litigation in favor of state courts and remedies; Impact on 14th Amendment due process and equal protection litigation.
- Abuse of Rights in Title VII Cases: The Emerging Doctrine. Cruz, Nestor // American Bar Association Journal;Nov81, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p1472
Focuses on need for U.S. courts to weigh some critical factors in determining merits and attorney's fees in Civil Rights Act cases. Abuse of rights by some Title VII plaintiffs; Limitation of litigation to meritorious cases; Consideration of employer's record in determining the reasonableness...
- Civil Rights Act... sex discrimination. Ashman, Allan // American Bar Association Journal;May75, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p631
Focuses on a U.S. appellate court's decision on a case involving a private employer who maintained employment policies that excluded pregnancy benefits from the company's income protection plan. Violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Need for female employees to return to work...