State Disability Law Broader Than Federal ADA
- Woman strikes out with age bias claims. Casale, Jeff; Greewald, Judy; Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;3/8/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p23
The article focuses on the ruling of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Joan B. Lobis on an age discrimination case filed by vendor Mildred Block against her employer Aramark Inc. when she was reassigned to another post at the Shea baseball stadium in New York.
- Transsexual Woman's Employment Discrimination and Disability Claims Summarily Dismissed. Uselton, Ruth // Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Jul/Aug2006, p138
The article discusses on the dismissal of employment discrimination case Myers v. Cuyahoga County. Susan Myers sued Cuyahoga County, Ohio, claiming that the County terminated her because she is a white, transsexual woman. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio dismissed...
- Pregnant worker unhappy with job-promotion offer. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;2/4/2008, Vol. 3 Issue 64, p2
The article provides an overview of a court ruling involving a case of a pregnant woman who accused her company of pregnancy discrimination in the U.S. The company argued that the woman was not discriminated against and that she was promoted, even though it was not the position she had been...
- Pay ruling leaves employers vulnerable to claims. // Personnel Today;9/10/2002, p2
Reports on the dangers of inconsistent pay claims faced by employers following a landmark equal pay ruling. Prevalence of wage discrimination among organizations; Need for employers to ensure a rational and consistent pay scale.
- Case of the week. Wright, Shirley // Personnel Today;4/17/2007, p23
The article focuses on the case of Azmi, who brought a tribunal claim to the Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council alleging discrimination on grounds of her religion or belief. Accordingly, the case sprang when Muslim Azmi was not allowed to wear a veil when working directly with children in a...
- NYC's Gay Rights Stance Remains Muddled. Freiberg, Peter // Advocate;1/8/85, Issue 411, p11
Reports on the decision by a New York court regarding gay civil rights to ban anti-gay job discrimination. Comments of justice David Saxe on anti-gay job discriminations; Constitutional provision of the U.S. concerning gay civil rights; Difference in the attitude of other courts over gay rights...
- Requiring Retirees To Waive Rights Was Invalid. // Labor Law Journal;Dec87, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p780
This article reports on the ruling of a federal magistrate in Pennsylvania that a waiver-of-rights form requiring employees to agree not to press age bias claims was an invalid prerequisite to obtaining an early settlement in the EEOC v. U. S. Steel Corp. case in 1987.
- MWHB still guilty of sex discrimination despite expensive appeals. // World of Irish Nursing;Jan2004, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p8
States that the High Court of Ireland has uphold a Labour Court ruling that found the Mid Western Health Board was guilty of sex discrimination in appointing a man to the post of locum director of nursing at Limerick Regional Hospital. Factors of the case; Importance of the case for the nursing...
- 10 YEARS OF MIXED DECISIONS. McCann, Marcus // Capital Xtra (Ottawa);11/19/2008, Issue 196, p13
This section presents mixed decisions issued by the Canadian Supreme Court in the span of 10 years. They include a decision in a case involving Delwin Vriend which obliged employers not to discriminate against gay employees. Another decision is a controversial one which paved the way for gay...