Labor Law - Has the Supreme Court Put Out the Fire on Court Ordered Affirmative Action
Botts, Sherman A.
INTRODUCTION|The issue of racial inequality has been a prevalent source of friction throughout much of United States history, so much so that the phrase "race discrimination" has virtually achieved cliche status. The employment market, in particular, demonstrates a highly visible form of racial discrimination. Historically, minorities have faced discriminatory practices in regard to compensation for equal work, hirings, promotions, and job training. Not until the passage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 did Congress expressly prohibit discriminatory employment practices. In particular, section 703(a) of Title VII made it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee"because of such individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin...
18 Creighton L. Rev. 737 (1984-1985)
Creighton University School of Law