The crusade for equality in the workplace : the Griggs v. Duke Power story / Robert Belton ; edited by Stephen L. Wasby.

Author
Belton, Robert, 1935-2012 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, ©2014.
Description
1 online resource (xi, 412 pages)

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Subject(s)
Summary note
The seminal history of Title VII of the civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace equality, and how Griggs v. Duke Power led to its interpretation and enforcement.
Notes
V. 500.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The emergence of Title VII as a "poor enfeebled thing?"
  • LDF's enforcement strategy
  • The litigation phase begins
  • Quarles and the present effects theory : a prelude to Griggs
  • Griggs : the factual setting
  • Griggs in the district court
  • In the Fourth Circuit : Judge Sobeloff's blueprint for the disparate impact theory
  • Griggs in the Supreme Court
  • The maturation of the Griggs theory
  • Make whole remedies : Moody and Franks
  • Griggs and affirmative action : Weber and Johnson
  • The death knell for Griggs : the court's 1989 "civil rights massacre"
  • The resurrection of Griggs : the Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • Epilogue.
ISBN
  • 0700619801 ((electronic bk.))
  • 9780700619801 ((electronic bk.))
OCLC
990024655
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