UH Mānoa Catalog Description
A study of the law of employment discrimination.
The course examines the legal avenues for dealing with improper employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disabilities, etc. Such artificial barriers barring employment opportunities are discussed in the context of finding the proper balance between the employers’ legitimate business needs and the employees’ rights under legal requirements of being free from unlawful discrimination. Coverage includes Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the National Labor Relations Act, US Constitution, Equal Pay Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, federal executive orders, and government contract limitations. The course includes coverage on how discrimination must be proved, the administrative process, remedies, and the role of lawyers.
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