Text: Employment Law for Business, by Bennett-Alexander & Hartman,4th ed. Irwin Pub. Co., 2003
Chapter 1 - Regulation of the Employment Relationship
employment at will
collective bargaining agreements
breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing
breach of implied contract
Chapter 2 - Who or What Constitutes an employee and employer?
Chapter 3 - Regulation of Discrimination in Employment: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
what is prohibited
who is covered
who is not covered
theoretical basis for lawsuits
McDonnell Douglas v. Green
Griggs v. Duke Power Co.
pre-employment interviews & employment applications
bottom line defense
Chapter 5 - Affirmative Action
Executive Order 11246
Judicial AAP requirements - Santa Clara County case
temporary, i.e., attain, not maintain balanced workforce
not unnecessarily trammel the interests of whites/males
does not create an absolute bar to advancement
unsettled no legitimate, firmly-rooted expectations of whites/males
minimal intrusion into the legitimate. settled expectations of other employees
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