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Individual Rights In The Work Place: The Burger Court And Labor Law, Theodore J. St. Antoine Jan 1983

Individual Rights In The Work Place: The Burger Court And Labor Law, Theodore J. St. Antoine

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The Supreme Court, like other institutions, must play the part that the times demand, often with small regard for the personal predilections of its membership. The Warren Court and the Burger Court, in their respective contributions to the law of union-employer-employee relations, almost reversed the roles they might have been expected to assume. The major accomplishment of the Court in the labor area during the Warren era was a fundamental restructuring of intergovernmental relationships, while the Court's overriding concern throughout the Burger decade of the 1970s and beyond has been the defining of individual rights in the work place.


The Use Of Statistics To Prove Intentional Employment Discrimination, Elaine W. Shoben Jan 1983

The Use Of Statistics To Prove Intentional Employment Discrimination, Elaine W. Shoben

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Two decades after the once fiery debate about the meaning of "discrimination" in employment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the issue has recently been rekindled. In simplest form, the question is whether the type of discrimination statutorily prohibited is only purposeful exclusions, or whether it includes unintended exclusions caused by tests or requirements that disproportionately affect a group defined by race, sex, or ethnicity. The Supreme Court's decision in Griggs v. Duke Power Co. resolved the question in one major area, thus causing the issue to lie dormant since 1971. Griggs held that liability ...