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- Blacks in law firms. // Black Enterprise;Nov84, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p63
A recent Supreme Court ruling puts partnerships under affirmative action laws. However, there is still a question about America's law firms being willing to make Blacks partners.
- Job bias law does not apply abroad. // Corporate Board;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 11 Issue 63, p27
Reports that a federal appeals court in New Orleans has ruled that Americans working in foreign offices of American companies are not covered by the civil rights law.
- Employment Nondiscrimination. // Congressional Digest;Nov96, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p264
Discusses the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA) that was introduced in the 104th US Congress in 1996. Discrimination provisions of the bill; Who must comply with the bill; The US Armed Forces, which are required to comply with the bill; How ENDA would be enforced; Remedies for those who...
- Should the Senate Approve S. 2056, the Employment Nondiscrimination Act? PROS. Kennedy, Edward M.; Jeffords, James M. // Congressional Digest;Nov96, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p266
Presents arguments from the proponents of US Senate bill S. 2056, the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts, Democrat; The Honorable James M. Jeffords, Vermont, Republican; The Honorable J. Robert Kerrey, Nebraska, Democrat; The Honorable Paul Simon,...
- Should the Senate Approve S. 2056, the Employment Nondiscrimination Act? CONS. Hatch, Orrin G.; Kassebaum, Nancy Landon // Congressional Digest;Nov96, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p267
Presents arguments from the opponents of S. 2056, the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. The Honorable Orrin G. Hatch, Utah, Republican; The Honorable Nancy Landon Kassebaum, Kansas, Republican; The Honorable Don Nickles, Oklahoma, Republican; The Honorable Paul D. Coverdell, Georgia,...
- Election of remedies in employment discrimination law: Doorway into the legal hall of mirrors. Belt, David C. // Case Western Reserve Law Review;Fall95, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p145
Analyzes the different aspects of the employment discrimination crisis. Problems faced by a complainant alleging employment discrimination; Theoretical underpinnings of employment discrimination law; Inherent weaknesses of reform proposals.
- Reagan administration debates affirmative action. // Newsweek;12/30/85, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p66
The Reagan Administration is embroiled in a high-level internal conflict over affirmative action, with Attorney General Edwin Meese locked in battle with Labor Secretary Bill Brock over the law promoting quotas for hiring blacks and women. See also (Time, 12/23/85, p25, 1/3p)
- WASHINGTON, D.C. // Gay & Lesbian Times;10/1/2009, Issue 1136, p19
The article reports on the move of Massachusetts Representatives Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin to pass a job discrimination bill that would protect gays and transsexuals from workplace bias in Washington, D.C.
- Immediate suit available for sex discrimination. Murphy, B.S.; Barlow, W. // Personnel Journal;Mar91, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p20
Reports that the California Supreme Court held that Califoria's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) does not provide an exclusive remedy for injuries relating to sex discrimination in employment. Other related rulings by the court; Details; Impact.
- State agency may not award compensatory damages. Murphy, B.S.; Barlow, W. // Personnel Journal;Mar91, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p21
Reports that the California Supreme Court held that the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) does not have statutory authority to award compensatory damages to victims of employment discrimination for emotional distress. Details; Impact.