Tag: Employment Law

Blameless Ignorance? The Ledbetter Act and Limitations Periods for Title VII Pay Discrimination Claims

Jeremy A. Weinberg

In Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. a new act of discrimination occurred and a new limitations period arose each time an employer issued a paycheck to an employee that reflected… Read More »

Ask, Don’t Tell: Ethical Issues Surrounding Undocumented Workers’ Status in Employment Litigation

Christine N. Cimini - University of Denver Sturm College of Law

The presence of an estimated 11.5 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, of which an estimated 7.2 million are working, has become a flashpoint in the emerging national debate about immigration. With undocumented immigrants participating in the workforce in such numbers, disputes between employers and employees regarding the employment… Read More »

Mandatory Reassignment under the ADA: The Circuit Split and Need for a Socio-Political Understanding of Disability

Nicholas A. Dorsey - J.D. Candidate, Cornell Law School

Congress designed the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) to ensure that the disabled have equal access to employment opportunities, government services, and other public accommodations.  While most antidiscrimination statutes simply ban decisions based on class status, such as race or gender, the ADA requires entities to take affirmative… Read More »