Intent and Liability in Employment Discrimination

  title={Intent and Liability in Employment Discrimination},
  author={Leora F. Eisenstadt and J. R. Boles},
  • Leora F. Eisenstadt, J. R. Boles
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Women
  • The Silicon Valley Ellen Pao trial brought to the forefront once again the changing nature of discrimination in the workplace with its focus on a culture of bias and the prevalence of unconscious discriminatory behavior. This case is only the most recent high-profile example. There is an emerging consensus among scholars that the concept of “intent” in disparate treatment employment discrimination should be broadened to encapsulate more flexible notions including implicit bias, negligent… CONTINUE READING
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