Class Action

Author: Clara Bingham
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 1400075882
Size: 38.71 MB
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Told at a thriller’s pace, this is the story of how one woman pioneered and won the first sexual harassment class action suit in the United States, a legal milestone that immeasurably improved working conditions for American women.

Class Action

Author: Clara Bingham
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780385496131
Size: 18.67 MB
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An intriguing account of a seminal sexual harassment lawsuit describes the experiences of Lois Jenson, a single mother who endured a shocking degree of sexual harassment on her job with a local mine before suing the company that had ignored ...

Sexual Harassment And The Law

Author: Augustus B. Cochran
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
ISBN:
Size: 17.24 MB
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Augustus Cochran reexamines the origins, contexts, and impact of this landmark decision and introduces readers to the main actors in the drama: bank teller Vinson, her boss and alleged harasser, and a changing cast of jurists.

Witness To The Revolution

Author: Clara Bingham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679644741
Size: 24.83 MB
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This is rousing reportage from the front lines of US history.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “The familiar voices and the unfamiliar ones are woven together with documents to make this a surprisingly powerful and moving book.”—New York ...

The Mysterious Private Thompson

Author: Laura Leedy Gansler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743242807
Size: 57.52 MB
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Traces the life of the Civil War woman soldier who lived as a man throughout her teen years and hid the truth about her gender in order to enlist, investigating myths surrounding her tour of duty, her post-war marriage, and her efforts to ...

Because Of Sex

Author: Gillian Thomas
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466878975
Size: 13.84 MB
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Through first-person accounts and vivid narrative, Because of Sex tells the story of how one law, our highest court, and a few tenacious women changed the American workplace forever.

The Haymakers

Author: Steven R. Hoffbeck
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
ISBN: 0873517369
Size: 76.27 MB
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Spanning 150 years, Steven R. Hoffbeck's The Haymakers tells a story of the labor and heartbreak suffered by five families in five different eras struggling to make the hay that fed their livestock, a story not just about grass, alfalfa and ...

Storming The Court

Author: Brandt Goldstein
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743274768
Size: 38.53 MB
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Storming the Court takes readers inside this modern-day atrocity to tell the tale of Yvonne Pascal -- a young, charismatic activist -- and other Haitian refugees who had fled their violent homeland only to end up prisoners at Guantánamo.

The Good Girls Revolt

Author: Lynn Povich
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610391748
Size: 36.86 MB
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Lynn Povich was one of the ringleaders. In The Good Girls Revolt, she evocatively tells the story of this dramatic turning point through the lives of several participants.

A Civil Action

Author: Jonathan Harr
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 030780478X
Size: 48.14 MB
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This true story of an epic courtroom showdown, where two of the nation's largest corporations were accused of causing the deaths of children from water contamination, was a #1 national bestseller and winner of the National Book Critics ...