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ISBN: 978-1-934651-82-7; 1-934651-82-6
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Written by Deryn Sumner and the late Ernest Hadley, practitioners before the EEOC, Representing Agencies and Complainants Before the EEOC is an authoritative federal sector EEO practice guide for representatives of complainants and agencies. Practice tips and citations to case law are discussed and applied to a variety of circumstances confronted by the practitioner when preparing and trying cases before the EEOC. The EEOC Administrative Judges' Handbook is discussed. Extensive analysis of Part 1614 and MD-110 is provided.
New in 2013: In its 3rd edition, Representing offers statutory additions and changes, including the ADAAA and GINA, and regulatory updates; expanded discussion and updates on sanctions, motions to amend, mixed motive cases, age discrimination, attorney fees and costs, compliance and enforcement, the role of agency counsel in investigations, disability discrimination and accommodations, and complaints based on sexual orientation; with discussion of significant Supreme Court decisions involving supervisors, major life activities, and retaliation.
This book helps practitioners on both sides better prepare, settle, and try EEO cases, with instruction on:
- EEO Complaint Process Overview—EEOC statutory jurisdiction and individual and class complaint processing
- Theories of Discrimination—intentional discrimination, disparate impact, harassment, reasonable accommodation, and reprisal
- Case Evaluation—fact gathering, legal research, the report of investigation, remedies for inadequate investigation, procedural issues, and assessing the case
- Prehearing Practice and Discovery—request for hearing, docketing and acknowledgment, amendment and consolidation, motions practice, and discovery
- Settlement—reasons and methods for settlement, drafting agreements, and settlement devices
- Individual Complaint Hearing Practice—preparing for the hearing, preliminary and post hearing matters, opening and closing statements, witness examination, introducing documents, objections, and bifurcated hearings
- Class Actions Practice—class certification, hearings, liability, and proceedings on remedies
- Remedies—back pay, front pay, compensatory damages, hearing practices, remedy procedures, enforcement of settlement agreements, and attorney fees and costs
- Decisions, Appeals and Enforcement—the judge’s decision, final agency actions and decisions, appeals procedures, standards of appellate review, requests for reconsideration and compliance and enforcement
- Appendix A—29 CFR Part 1614
- Appendix B—MD-110: Chapter 7-Hearings
- Appendix C—EEOC Handbook for Administrative Judges
Also includes a detailed table of contents and table of cases.
Also available as a .pdf file on a CD-ROM or as an ebook for instant download.