Author: Michael J. Zimmer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Release Date: 2012-12-26
This exceptionally cohesive casebook earned its best-selling status by introducing and adhering to a rigorous conceptual structure for the study of all aspects of employment discrimination. Its hallmark is its integration of the statutes and developing precedents with a wide array of theoretical perspectives. Drawing on the expertise of its highly regarded authors, Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination, Seventh Edition, offers: an effective combination of cases, notes, and problems a balance of lower and Supreme Court cases, as well as statutory material a conceptual framework that becomes a tool for understanding how discrimination is defined and how it is proven in the course of litigation broad coverage that includes race, sex, age, gender, religion, and disability an annual statutory supplement by the authors--a useful reference source, available for purchase a regularly updated website featuring new materials as they emerge expanded and revised Teacher's Manual The Seventh Edition offers: new structure for proving individual disparate treatment cases in the wake of Desert Palace an integrated treatment of the emerging cognitive bias literature and its impact on the la analysis of Ledbetter's impact on time limitations recognition of revived interest in class actions as a result of Dukes v. Wal-Mart notes edited for greater student accessibility and emphasizing cutting edge issues Now updated and revised to be shorter, streamlined, and more student-friendly, the Seventh Edition continues to be the best choice for teaching Employment Discrimination Law.
Author: Joel Friedman
Publisher: Foundation Press
Release Date: 2017-04-15
This casebook covers all major aspects of employment discrimination law, including benchmark legislative, administrative, and judicial developments. Due in part to frequent updates and revisions, it has received accolades as one of the most comprehensive and frequently updated texts on the market. The 11th Edition continues this tradition by seamlessly incorporating all major legislative and judicial developments through February 2017, accompanied by textual notes and questions that explore issues answered or left unanswered by this jurisprudence.
Author: Samuel Estreicher
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2016-07
Coauthored by two reporters from the recently released Restatement on Employment Law, this casebook provides considerable flexibility for an instructor teaching employment discrimination law, employment law, or a combination of both topics. It includes an in-depth treatment of Title VII, the ADA, and the ADEA, as well as a new chapter on discrimination against sexual minorities. It introduces the concept of employment-at-will, and contractual and tort-based exceptions. This casebook also provides an overview of laws relating to workplace injuries and employee benefits, as well as chapters on wage and hour law and employee classification or misclassification. It also includes a chapter on employee duties to the employer. A chapter on privacy reflects recent legislative initiatives at the state level, and an analysis of electronic intrusions by the employer. Interspersed throughout are "Practitioner Perspectives," in which leading practitioners describe their day-to-day work and area of specialization. Cases are accompanied by notes that test a student's basic understanding of the material (labeled "Test Your Understanding of the Material"), as well as informative notes providing context. The casebook comes with a Teacher's Manual containing case briefs and answers to notes. Also, adopting professors have access to an extensive website containing teaching materials, exercises, and lesson plans. Adopters may request a login for the website here.
Author: Arthur B. Smith Jr.
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Changes in the area of employment discrimination law, since publication of earlier editions of this book, have refined many of the substantive doctrines and continued to clarify procedural issues. A number of relevant decisions have explored the scope of protection provided by the ADA, while others have focused on the extent to which Title VII proscribes sexually harassing behavior. The new Seventh Edition of Employment Discrimination Law: Cases and Materials includes updated note material to include analyses and recent studies of labor market discrimination as well as cover recent judicial developments and the following main decisions issued since the Sixth Edition was published in 2006: • Ricci v. DeStefano (Sup. Ct. 2009) concerning the right of an employer to postpone promotions based upon test results having a disparate impact and Lewis v. City of Chicago (Sup. Ct. 2010) dealing with the timeliness of challenges to the use of previously administered test scores which have a disparate impact on protected groups. • Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (Sup. Ct. 2007) pertaining to the timeliness of challenges to gender-based pay differentials and the 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act reversing the impact of the prior Supreme Court decision. • In re Union Pacific RR Employment Practices Litigation (8th Cir. 2007) regarding the duty of employers to cover the cost of prescription contraceptives under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act amendments. • Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville (Sup. Ct. 2009) and Thompson v. North American Stainless (Sup. Ct. 2011) both dealing with the scope of the Title VII anti-retaliation proscription.
Author: Richard Painter
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2015-07-30
Genre: Labor laws and legislation
Cases and Materials on Employment Law is the complete reference resource for students of employment law. The most current sourcebook on the market, the 10th edition offers a wealth of well-chosen case law and stimulating extracts and materials to explain employment law in a contextualized and thought-provoking manner. Discerning author notes and questions accompany each extract, providing valuable additional detail to further students' understanding and encourage them to engage critically with the material. Online Resource Centre This book is also accompanied by a free online resource centre (www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/painter_holmes10e/) which includes an additional material on family rights, an extra chapter on health and safety at work as well as updates to the law and useful weblinks.
Author: Samuel Estreicher
Publisher: West Academic
Release Date: 2008
This law school casebook presents updated materials on employment discrimination law. The book provides a text for a comprehensive course on substantive and procedural law, including in depth analysis of models of proof under Title VII, as well as of the special problems presented by the regulation of sex, age, disability, and retaliatory discrimination. The book also highlights procedural systems under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as issues of coordination between private arbitration and federal and state regulation.
Author: Marion G. Crain
Release Date: 2011-04-26
The law of work has evolved as a patchwork of legal interventions in the labor market, sometimes by statute, and sometimes through the common law of judicial decisions. Most law school curricula divide the law of work into three topical areas--Labor Law, Employment Law, and Employment Discrimination--and offer separate courses in each area. Labor law in the United States is understood to encompass the study of the National Labor Relations Act, the law governing union organizing and collective bargaining. It is the law of collective rights at work. Employment law refers to the statutes and common law governing individual rights at work. It ranges from minimum standards legislation to judicially created doctrines based in tort and contract law. Employment discrimination law deals with the statutes and interpretative case law advancing the antidiscrimination norm in the workplace. These statutes address the problem of status discrimination at work (e.g., discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation). A comprehensive study of the law of work also provides an opportunity to assess critically what form enforcement of rights should take. Should conflicts between employers and employees be channeled into private resolution systems such as collective bargaining or contractual arbitration, or is the public interest sufficient to justify committing administrative, judicial and legislative resources to it? What is the significance of casting employee rights as collective--and therefore entrusting their enforcement to an employee representative such as a union--versus conceptualizing them as individual? Must such a collective representative be independent of the employer, or do employer-initiated employee committees further worker voice just as effectively? Doesn't history also warn of the risks of subordinating individual interests to those of the collective, particularly in the context of a diverse workforce with minority groups characterized by race, ethnicity or gender? Accordingly, the casebook is called " Work Law" and it endeavors to present basic materials on each system of labor market regulation. The book identies core themes of conflict and concern in the workplace, canvass the governing law, and offer a vantage point for assessment. Several themes furnish the organizing structure for the book. The book asks how law should mediate the perennial conflict between employer and employee rights; what difference it makes whether employee rights are conceptualized individually or collectively; what significance the increasing racial, ethnic, and gender diversity of the workforce should have for legal policy; whether dispute resolution systems should be privatized (via collective bargaining or individual contract) or remain in the public fora (courts and legislatures); and whether law is the most effective way to address interests of employers and employees (as contrasted, for example, with human resource practices, employer initiatives, or employee self-help measures). The book will be most useful in Employment Law courses that address the significance of conceptualizing rights at work individually as opposed to collectively. Its strength is its refusal to categorize the law of the workplace in doctrinal boxes that may be out-of-date by the time the book reaches maturity. The book adverts to Labor Law principles at a number of points throughout the book, but at a policy level rather than a doctrinal level, as a way of introducing and evaluating an alternative model of employee representation; the book does not assume any knowledge of Labor Law on the part of teacher or student and makes no effort to provide a satisfactory substitute for a Labor Law text. The book offers some detail in the law of Employment Discrimination but does so primarily with an eye toward surveying the field and assessing antidiscrimination regulation as a response to an increasingly diverse workforce, rather than providing an in-depth study of Employment Discrimination principles. The text surveys the existing legal landscape, but it does not stop there. Work Law is an exciting and intellectually stimulating practice area because it is of necessity in a constant state of flux, responding to labor market innovations. Flexibility in thinking is vital to this area of practice.
Author: Michael Connolly
Release Date: 2013-03-04
Discrimination law is rapidly expanding and of growing importance. At present the law covers gender, race and disability discrimination, sexual orientation and age. This new edition covers all of these areas. It also contains separate chapters on the social, political and philosophical aspects for those who require a fuller understanding of the background and theoretical basis of discrimination law. In addition, the book contains a section on procedural matters. It takes account of the numerous legislative developments which have taken place since the last edition. The text has also taken account of the many new cases since 1998, which include: Pearce v Governing Body of Mayfield Secondary School (2003); Nagarajan v LRT (1999); Chief Constable of West Yorkshire v Khan (2001); R v Secretary of State for Employment exp Seymour-Smith (1999 and 2000); Harvest Town Circle Ltd v Rutherford (2001); South Ayrshire Council v Morton (2002); Lawrence and Others v Regent Office Care (2002); Re Badeck (2000); Grutter v Bollinger (2003); Goodwin v UK (2002); Mendoza v Ghaidan (2002); A and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2002) and A v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire (2002). This work explains and examines in-depth every possible aspect of discrimination law. It is set out in such a way that makes it accessible to readers of all levels.
Author: Dianne Avery
Publisher: West Academic
Release Date: 2010
This book examines the federal statutory protection against employment discrimination, highlighting the themes of workplace equality that are embodied in the civil rights laws. Additional nondiscrimination rights that arise under the U.S. Constitution and some state human rights laws are also explored. Like prior editions, this edition features many recent cases and new federal statutes, as well as diverse contemporary scholarship drawn from critical race theory, feminist legal theory, history, social science, and law and economics, among other disciplines. The authors' extensive materials framing the cases are designed to prepare students thoroughly for practice in this rapidly changing field of law.
Author: Samuel Estreicher
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2016-09-15
Coauthored by two reporters from the recently released Restatement on Employment Law, this casebook provides rigorous coverage of all major areas of employment discrimination law. It includes chapters examining disparate treatment and disparate impact under Title VII and the ADEA. The casebook covers sex discrimination in depth, and includes a new chapter on discrimination against sexual minorities. A separate chapter is devoted to the ADA and the duty of reasonable accommodation. The casebook also examines religious discrimination, affirmative action, and retaliation for the assertion of statutory rights. Interspersed throughout are "Practitioner Perspectives," in which leading practitioners describe their day-to-day work and area of specialization. Cases are accompanied by notes that test a student's basic understanding of the material (labeled "Test Your Understanding of the Material"), as well as informative notes providing context. Adopting professors have access to an extensive website containing teaching materials, exercises, and lesson plans. The casebook also comes with a Teacher's Manual containing case briefs and answers to notes.