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Contract Compliance in the United States and Canada

Christopher McCrudden

in Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232420
eISBN:
9780191716058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232420.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the development of procurement linkage as a tool for tackling employment discrimination based on race, beginning in the United States during the Second World War, and ... More


Reconciling Diverse Legal Traditions: Anti-Discrimination Law in the Member States

Mark Bell

in Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244508
eISBN:
9780191697371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244508.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the appropriate role of the European Union (EU) in anti-discrimination law. It provides an overview of existing national legislation, philosophies, policies, and traditions that ... More


The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Theodore J. Stein

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book examines the issues surrounding the growing epidemic of women and children with HIV and AIDS. It explores such issues as discrimination in employment, housing, health care, and education, ... More


Discrimination Law and the Human Rights Act 1998 *

Aileen McColgan

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Human Rights Act 1998 incorporates into British Law Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which provides that ‘the enjoyment of the rights and freedoms set forth in this ... More


Civil Rights Law and Policy Drifts: Pay Equity and LGBT Employment

Norma M. Riccucci

in Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines policy drifts in the area of civil rights. It begins with a brief review of the specific legal protections advanced for women and people of color since Reconstruction. It then ... More


Introduction: Historical Overview of Race and Poverty from Reconstruction to 1969

C. Michael Henry

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter focuses on the period of 1865 and 1970 to examine the historical factors that explain race and poverty amongst African Americans. These factors include economic stagnation ... More


Policy to Protect the Rights of Older Adults

Joan Davitt

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0086
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on select policies that protect the rights of older adults in relation to many of the above objectives. It begins by discussing those policies that prohibit employment ... More


MacBride and the British Government

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the Conservative government's campaign against the MacBride Principles, orchestrated by the Northern Ireland Department of Economic Development (DED), was flawed. From the ... More


Religious Discrimination and Retaliation

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0019
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines how the law protects employees from acts of employer retaliation when they are engaged in exercising the rights granted them by Title VII. Employers have a tendency to react ... More


Complementary Approaches: Japanese Disability and Employment Law

Ryoko Sakuraba

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In Japan, positive discrimination toward people with disabilities exists. Public and private bodies are legally obliged to employ a certain number of people with disabilities (employment quotas). ... More


Multiracial Employment Discrimination

Tanya Katerí Hernández

in Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479830329
eISBN:
9781479840748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830329.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter will closely examine the context of employment discrimination as it is the arena in which the greatest number of multiracial discrimination claims are filed (as compared to other areas ... More


Opening Up the Workplace: The Title VII Campaign

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the contributions of Julius Chambers and his partners, most particularly Robert Belton, to the LDF's national litigation campaign to enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights Act ... More


Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality: A Cross-National Perspective

William A. Darity Jr.

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents a cross-national survey of discrimination in market-based economies. It examines racial/ethnic economic inequality in Brazil, the United States, Israel, South Africa, India, ... More


Exemptions from the Discrimination Laws Granted to Religious Organizations

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the Title VII exemptions from discrimination that are granted to religious organizations. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 exempts religious organizations from much of Title VII's ... More


Jim Crow, GM Crow

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During and after World War II, officials from General Motors often boasted that Flint was a model city of industrial opportunity where all workers could obtain economic security and consumer ... More


Applications

Joseph Fishkin

in Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199812141
eISBN:
9780199395576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812141.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates that opportunity pluralism can help us see new dimensions of and identify new proposals to ameliorate three especially difficult contemporary egalitarian policy problems. ... More


Introduction

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory begins a discussion of the close ties between the US and UK, and Irish-Americans' search for a proactive policy to embarrass the British government and influence its policy in ... More


Constructing Affirmative Action, 1970–1973

David Hamilton Golland

in Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129976
eISBN:
9780813135472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129976.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

A Puerto Rican and two African American trained steamfitters were rejected when they applied for “A Branch” journeyman membership. Since the union did not want to refer them to work, the Mechanical ... More


Basic Legal Rights

Kent Spriggs (ed.)

in Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054322
eISBN:
9780813053134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054322.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part 3 discusses the growth of basic legal rights. In the twenty-first century it can be hard to appreciate how remarkably welcoming the federal judiciary was to the claims of the civil rights ... More


From Black Power to Class Action: The International Association of Black Professional Firefighters and the Rise of Fire Department Discrimination Litigation

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the influence that the Black Power movement and rise of employment discrimination litigation had on the Vulcan Society and Black firefighters across the country. The ... More


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