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3217
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Discrimination in the workplace lawsuits and complaints are rising in the state as minority workers seek better economic and fairer working conditions. Among employers targeted are Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. and Kmart.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 8, Feb 1997, p9,11,13, il Periodical Website
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17708
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Governor Sanford began the North Carolina Good Neighbor program in January 1963 to promote equality and fairness after desegregation. The program focused on promotion of employment for all qualified individuals and creating opportunities for equal and balanced education and training for all citizens regardless of race.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 31 Issue 3, Nov 1964, p1-5, 16, il
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18508
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Title VII under the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1974 prohibited discrimination in employment practices. The article reviews both federal and state laws against employment discrimination and attempts to aid potential employers navigate the legislation.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 47 Issue 2, Fall 1981, p27-31
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20540
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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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27381
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill police officer Keith Edwards is taking legal action against the university alleging she was passed over for a promotion due to her race and sex. Edwards was the first black female officer hired by the university. Her case has caused the university to review its procedures and reshuffle its organization to encourage responsiveness to racial issues. Even if Edwards does not win her case, she says she will be proud of the change she has prompted by speaking out against inequality.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 9, Feb. 27 - March 5 1991, p8-9 Periodical Website
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27560
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The case of Bazemore vs. Friday has not been settled after 18 years. The case is a discrimination suit filed by black employees of the NC Agricultural Extension Service over salary and promotion discrimination. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the former employees, but a settlement has not been reached and the state is looking to appeal. Some speculate the state is waiting for the plaintiffs to give up or die as half of the members have already passed away.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 34, Oct. 26-Nov. 1 1989, p8-12 Periodical Website
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28716
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In Clara Watson v. Ft. Worth Bank and Trust, the United States Supreme Court held that the disparate impact analysis method of proving discrimination could be applied to subjective employment practices. This disparate treatment case was similar to Griggs v. Duke Power Company in North Carolina.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 32, July 1988, p1-5, f
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28721
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The United States Supreme Court decision in City of Richmond v. J.A. Croson Co. has major implications for North Carolina local governments that wish to encourage the use of minority contractors in public procurement and construction and repair projects. Recent state amendments require local governments to adopt minority business participation goals.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 37, Oct 1989, p1-8, f
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28720
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In May and June of 1989, the United States Supreme Court announced three decisions interpreting Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This bulletin discusses the three rulings, applications of disparate impact and disparate treatment analyses, and implications for North Carolina local governments.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 36, July 1989, p1-6, f
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28724
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On June 25, 1993, the United States Supreme Court re-examined intentional discrimination claims in St. Mary’s Honor Center v. Hicks. This bulletin discusses the case and implications for North Carolina employers.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 49, June 1993, p1-8, f