Litigating an Employment Discrimination Case

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Course Description

This course was recorded on July 24th, 2017

This course will cover the several federal statutes that prohibit employment discrimination in the workplace including: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; American with Disabilities Act; Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Course coverage will include the different types of discriminatory action, the EEOC administrative process; establishing a prima facie case, pretext and the various remedies available to victims of discrimination.

  • N. James Turner
    N. James Turner is a Consumer Rights and Workers’ Rights attorney with an office in Orlando, Florida. His practice is limited primarily to consumer finance and compensation matters. Mr. Turner received his B.S. degree from Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, with highest honors, his Juris Doctor, cum laude, and Masters of Laws from the University of Miami School of Law. He is a founding member of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association and a member of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Florida Bar. Rated AV (highest rating) by Martindale - Hubbell, Mr. Turner is a frequent author and lecturer in the fields of employment law and civil procedure. His YouTube Channel contains videos on topics such as student loans, debt harassment and overtime. Defense of Student loan lawsuits has become a major part of his practice and in 2015 through 2016 has had over $300,000 private student loan lawsuits dismissed.

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    1. Laws Covering Employment Discrimination
      1. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
      2. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”)
      3. Age Discrimination n Employment Act (“ADEA”)
      4. Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”)
    2. Employers are prohibited from discriminating in:
      1. Hiring
      2. Discharge
      3. Compensation
      4. Terms, conditions, privileges of employment
      5. Promotions tests and other selection criteria
      6. Employee benefits
      7. Training
      8. Work assignments.
    3. Administrative Prerequisites
      1. An administrative charge of discrimination is a prerequisite for a lawsuit
    4. Burden of Proof
      1. Prima Facia Case
      2. Plaintiff is in a protected group
      3. There has been an adverse employment action
      4. It occurred under circumstances giving rise to an inference of discrimination;
      5. Job is still open

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