Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Series

Legislation

Employees

Reviews

1987

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Law

Review Of Protecting American Workers: An Assessment Of Government Programs, By S. A. Levitan Et Al., Theodore J. St. Antoine Jan 1987

Review Of Protecting American Workers: An Assessment Of Government Programs, By S. A. Levitan Et Al., Theodore J. St. Antoine

Reviews

For almost a quarter century following the great tide of New Deal social legislation, the federal government largely refrained from further efforts at direct regulation of the workplace. But certain intractable problems, like job safety, pension fund abuses, and race and sex discrimination in employment, kindled interest in additional federal controls. The result was a second wave of federal laws governing the employer-employee relationship - Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974. Only the boldest scholars would attempt to encompass ...