Sexual Harassment and Violence Against Women Developments in Federal Law

ISBN-10: 1594547858
ISBN-13: 9781594547850
Authors: Charles V. Dale
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Gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence against women in the home, workplace, and society at large are continuing topics of legislative and judicial concern. Legal doctrines condemning the extortion of sexual favours as a condition of employment or job advancement, and other sexually offensive workplace behaviours resulting in a 'hostile environment', have evolved from judicial decisions under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and related federal laws. The earlier judicial focus on economic detriment or quid pro quo harassment -- making submission to sexual demands a condition to job benefits -- has largely given way to Title VII claims alleging harassment that creates an…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated Number of pages: 64 Dimensions: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall Weight: 0.264 lbs. Language: English