ERIC Number: ED210808
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Jones, Thomas N.
The purpose of this chapter is to offer an overview and analysis of all the cases rendered during 1980 concerning the legal parameters of employment issues in institutions of higher education. Judicial review of employment decisions encompassed a broad range of actions, including selection and appointment; dismissal and nonrenewal; the termination of faculty positions due to financial exigency; employment discrimination based on handicap, sex, race, age, and national origin; entitlements to benefits in the form of retirement pay; and unemployment and workmen's compensation. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Contracts, Court Litigation, Dismissal (Personnel), Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Faculty College Relationship, Federal Courts, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, Labor Legislation, Personnel Policy, Racial Discrimination, Retirement Benefits, School Law, Sex Discrimination, State Courts, Tenure, Workers Compensation
Not available separately; see EA 014 288.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Note: Chapter 4 of "The Yearbook of Higher Education Law, 1981" (EA 014 288). For related documents, see EA 014 288-294.