Civil Rights Act of 1991
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Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in [Harrisburg, Pa.] .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania.,
  • United States.


  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesPBI ;, no. 1992-770, PBI (Series) ;, no. 1992-770.
ContributionsPennsylvania Bar Institute.
LC ClassificationsKFP334.5.D5 C58 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1753981M
LC Control Number92083754

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The Civil Rights Act of [Cathcart, David A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Civil Rights Act of Cited by: 8. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Commerce Clearing House. OCLC Number: Notes: "Public law , signed by the President Novem ". This Act may be cited as the “Civil Rights Act of ” Section 2. Findings. The Congress finds that— (1) additional remedies under Federal law are needed to deter unlawful harassment and intentional discrimination in the workplace; (2) the decision of the Supreme Court in Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio, U.S. () has. The Civil Rights Act of is a federal law that provides the right to trial by jury on discrimination claims and introduced the possibility of emotional distress damages, while limiting the amount that a jury could award.

The CRA of amends the Civil Rights Act of , the only major civil rights legislation since the CRA of Two cases, Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins () and Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio () were influential in the CRA of Cited by: 4. The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics. The Civil Rights Act of (Pub.L. 88–, 78 Stat. , enacted July 2, ) is a landmark civil rights and labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. It prohibits unequal application of voter registration requirements, and racial segregation in schools, employment, and public amended: Civil Rights Act of , Civil Rights . Rep. Martinez is a member of the House Education and Labor Committee which is considering changes in civil rights legislation. He discussed the Civil .

Civil Rights Act of The Civil Rights Act of 49 was enacted to clarify congressional intent regarding employment discrimination, after the U.S. Supreme Court reportedly “weakened the scope and effectiveness of federal civil rights protections” 50 in its decision in Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio. 51 The provisions of this. Issues addressed by participants in the discussion included issues involved in H.R. 1, the Civil Rights and Women’s Equity in Employment Act of , such as quotas in minority hiring, race. The Civil Rights Act of is a United States labor law, passed in response to United States Supreme Court decisions that limited the rights of employees who had sued their employers for discrimination. The Act represented the first effort since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of to modify some of the basic procedural and substantive rights provided by federal law in . EDITOR'S NOTE: The text of the Civil Rights Act of (Pub. L. ), as enacted on Novem , appears below with the following modifications: The text of the sections of the CRA that amend the laws enforced by EEOC (i.e., Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of , the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of , the Americans.