The Crusade for Equality in the Workplace: The Griggs v. Duke Power Story

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On March 8, 1971, the Supreme Court of the United States decided a case, Griggs v. Duke Power Co., brought by thirteen African American employees who worked as common labourers and janitors at one of Duke Power's facilities. The decision, in plaintiffs' favour, marked a profound and enduring challenge to the dominance of white males in the workplace. In this book, Robert Belton, who represented the plaintiffs for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and argued the case in the lower courts, gives a firsthand account of legal history ...

The Crusade for Equality in the Workplace: The Griggs v. Duke Power Story 2014, University Press of Kansas, Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700619535

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