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Employer Liability for Employee Acts of Religious Harassment

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/9780801449543.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines an employer's liability for acts of religious harassment committed by an employee. According to Title VII, employers must maintain a discrimination-free work environment, a ... More


Evaluating Harassment Occurring “Because of Sex”

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter deals with the thorny issue of whether an individual’s harassing behavior occurs “because of sex,” a proof requirement of Title VII. Using masculinities theory as a lens, it identifies ... More


The Courts Act

in Speak No Evil: The Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305530
eISBN:
9780226305134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305134.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter evaluates the formal legal rules that faced colleges with speech codes, describing how the courts have dealt with hate speech regulation and contrasting these rulings with those of ... More


Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment by Supervisors

David B. Oppenheimer

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses the difference in the rules of liability for employers when it enters the area of sexual harassment. Traditionally, and as a general proposition, employers are vicariously ... More


Religion and the Law in the Workplace of the Future

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/9780801449543.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter reflects on issues arising from the practice of religion in the workplace and how to resolve them. Employers and employees will confront complex issues that typically occur in the ... More


Religious Discrimination and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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/9780801449543.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that provide workers with basic protections against acts of religious discrimination. Title VII prohibits religious ... More


Background to Gender-and Sex-Based Harassment Law

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter describes the historical, legal, and theoretical foundations of the law governing gender- and sex-based harassment. It examines the United States Supreme Court case, Meritor Savings Bank ... More


Some Additional Issues

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/9780801449543.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter discusses certain miscellaneous issues that typically appear in court cases involving the religious rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. It begins with an overview of ... More


Adolescent Worldliness: Sexual Harassment Targeting Teenagers

Jennifer Ann Drobac

in Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter identifies the scope and nature of the sexual harassment of teenagers at work, at school, and in other surroundings, such as at the mall, social and sports clubs, prisons, and in the ... More


Introduction: Bullying Masculinities

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The Introduction tells the story of Jonathan Martin, a young, black, professional football player on the Miami Dolphins who checked himself into a mental health institution because of his teammates’ ... More


The Rise of Hate Speech Codes

in Speak No Evil: The Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305530
eISBN:
9780226305134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305134.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter tests the critics' hypothesis for the rise of college hate speech codes, concluding that speech policies were largely an instrumental creation of top-level college administrators and not ... More


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