Category Archives: Employment Law

Mark C. Weber, Unreasonable Accommodation and Due Hardship

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1119 (2010) | | | | | ABSTRACT :: This Article analyzes authoritative sources concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act accommodation requirement and concludes: (1) Reasonable accommodation and undue hardship are two sides of the same … Continue reading

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Usha Rodrigues, From Loyalty to Conflict: Addressing Fiduciary Duty at the Officer Level

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Conflicts of interest are the quintessential agency cost-the constant, lurking danger that agents may seek their own personal gain, rather than the good of the corporation. Yet many … Continue reading

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Richard D. Shane, Teachers as Sexual Harassment Victims: The Inequitable Protections of Title VII In Public Schools

61 Fla. L. Rev. 355 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In 1992, a fifth-grade girl complained to her public school teacher that the boy sitting next to her repeatedly rubbed his body against her and made sexually explicit … Continue reading

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Patricia Alten, Gina: A Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Solution in Search of a Problem

61 Fla. L. Rev. 379 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: “Genetic discrimination is unfair to workers and their families. It is unjustified-among other reasons, because it involves little more than medical speculation. A genetic predisposition toward cancer or … Continue reading

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Dayna B. Royal, Take Your Gun to Work and Leave It in The Parking Lot: Why The OSH Act Does Not Preempt State Guns-At-Work Laws

61 Fla. L. Rev. 475 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Two robbers entered an Alabama restaurant and forced customers and employees into a walk-in refrigerator at gunpoint. Fortunately, one of the customers, legally armed with his own pistol, … Continue reading

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Ryan D. Watstein, Out of Jail and Out of Luck: The Effect of Negligent Hiring Liability and the Criminal Record Revolution On an Ex-Offender’s employment prospects

61 Fla. L. Rev. 581 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In January 1978, Ed Harbour picked up a seventeen-year-old hitchhiker on his Indiana truck-driving route. He brutally raped and beat her, leaving her near death in the sleeping … Continue reading

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