Employment abbrev

Employment abbrev - EMPLOYMENT LAW Employment At Will...

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EMPLOYMENT LAW
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Employment At Will Doctrine Unless a contract of employment is for a definite term, it is presumed to be a hiring at will, which may be terminated at any time, for any reason, so long as that reason does not violate a constitutional or statutory provision or an express limitation in the employment contract. If employment is for a definite term, presumed that not at will and employee may only be terminated for cause Primary statutory limitation on “at-will” – antidiscrimination statutes
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Antidiscrimination Statutes Protection Protects covered employees (or prospective employees) from discrimination on the basis of a protected characteristic (prohibited criterion) e.g., race, gender, national origin, disability in decisions regarding hiring, firing, compensation, promotion or other terms and conditions of employment
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Major Federal Statutes Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Race, color, gender, religion or national origin Includes “Sexual Harassment” Quid Pro Quo Hostile Environment Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) Over 40
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Major Federal Stats. (cont.)
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course LAW 1101 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '08 term at CUNY Baruch.

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