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Supreme Court Rewrites Standard for Employment Discrimination Claims


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Abstract:
The US Supreme Court on June 25, 1993, handed down its decision in St. Mary's Honor Center v. Hicks. The case involved a claim of intentional employment discrimination by an employee who alleged he was fired because of race. This bulletin provides a brief background on intentional discrimination (also known as disparate treatment) claims under Title VII, summarizes the Court's opinion, and discusses some of the possible implications of the Court's ruling.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 49, June 1993, p1-8, f
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20540