Monday, May 3, 2010

Practical Guide to Equal Employment Opportunity: Release 44

The Law Library has filed the latest release to this publication. Highlights include information on Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), which has recently taken effect and makes it illegal to discriminate against employees or applicants because of their genetic information. Release 44 also covers recent case law developments on significant issues such as:
  • Denial of FMLA leave
  • Hiring standards
  • Discriminatory failure to promote
  • "Cat's paw" theory in discriminatory discharge cases
  • Gender Stereotyping claims
  • Retaliatory acts
  • Mandatory retirement for public safety officers
  • Same-sex harassment
  • Medical examinations under ADA
  • Affirmative action plans

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