Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place

Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place

by Solotoff Lawrence, Henry S. Kramer
     
 

Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place provides complete coverage of legal and practical problems from both employers' and employees' points of view. It is a must-have source that attorneys and human resources professionals can turn to for up-to-date information. You'll learn how employers can protect themselves against the numerous pitfalls

Overview


Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place provides complete coverage of legal and practical problems from both employers' and employees' points of view. It is a must-have source that attorneys and human resources professionals can turn to for up-to-date information. You'll learn how employers can protect themselves against the numerous pitfalls that could result in litigation, what human resources professionals can do to develop policies and procedures to reduce the risk of liability and how attorneys for both sides can develop a winning trial strategy. Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place covers such important topics as: the Family and Medical Leave Act; the development of sex discrimination and sexual harassment statutes; how federal and state legislation affects attorneys and clients; “glass ceiling” and “glass wall” issues in professional and academic settings; pregnancy discrimination, childcare leave and benefits, including the certification requirements an employer may impose; precondition for, duration of, and reinstatement after a leave; the scope and application of the Equal Pay Act; the Federal Arbitration Act; attorneys' fees and attorney-client privilege; the scope of the retaliation prohibition; the effect of DOMA and state statutes permitting same-sex marriage; the Rape Shield statute; the Title VII ministerial exemption; tenure statute of limitations problems; “continuing violation” standards; and EEOC complaint verification. Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place features analysis of current concerns, accompanied by tips, tricks and traps for plaintiffs' and defendants' counsel and human resource managers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588520623
Publisher:
Law Journal Press
Publication date:
08/28/2013
Series:
Labor and Employment Law Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 4.33(h) x (d)

Meet the Author


Lawrence Solotoff is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He represents employers and employees and acts as lead trial counsel in all aspects of labor and employment law litigation. He has also been an Adjunct Professor of Sex Discrimination at Touro Law School and of Labor and Employment Law at the Graduate School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) at the New York Institute of Technology. Mr. Solotoff was an active member and CLE Regional Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, Mr. Solotoff was an American Bar Association EEO Liaison Officer in the New York region. He was also a member of the National Employment Lawyer Association and the New York State Bar Association Labor Law Committee, and has been Chairman of the Labor and Employment Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and is Chair of the NCBA, Recognition Committee. Mr. Solotoff has served on the New York State Governor's Task Force on Sexual Harassment, and has lectured and spoken at professional conferences locally, regionally and nationally.

Henry S. Kramer is an Attorney-Consultant at ConsultKramer of Ithaca, New York. Consult Kramer's training, consulting, and legal client list includes a wide range of Fortune 1000 organizations. Mr. Kramer is also a Visiting Fellow at Cornell Universiy's New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where he has taught collective bargaining and labor law. He has been involved in the practice of human resources and labor law throughout his managerial career, including serving as Cornell University's Director of Employee Relations, and as Corporate Manager of Labor Relations and Legal Services and as Human Resources In-house Counsel for BASF Wyandotte. Mr. Kramer has frequently served as Chief Spokesman in labor contract negotiations.

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