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Employment Law: Federal and California Sources: Discrimination & Harassment

This guide includes general secondary sources and online government resources. Specialized topics include employment discrimination & harassment, wage & hour law, employee privacy, independent contractors, and workers' compensation.

Discrimination & Harassment

NOTE: IDs/Passwords are required to access Westlaw and Lexis; online versions of West Academic Study Aids for law school users only.


Employment Discrimination, 2nd ed. Lex Larson. (Matthew Bender, 1975- ). 

Library: KF 3464 .L37 (Stacks)
Lexis: Larson on Employment Discrimination


Employment Discrimination Law, 5th ed.  Barbara T. Lindemann, et al.  (Bloomberg BNA, 2012; 2017 supp.).

Library: KF3464 .L56 2012 (Reserve) *Also on Bloomberg Law; Password Required


Employment Discrimination Law, 3rd ed.  Abigail Colley Modjeska. (Westlaw)


Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation, Merrick T. Rossein. (Westlaw)


Employment Discrimination Stories.  Edited by Joel Wm. Friedman.  (Foundation Press; Thomson/West, 2006). 

Library: KF3464.A7 E49 2006 (Stacks)
West Academic Study Aids: Employment Discrimination Stories


Federal Law of Employment Discrimination in a Nutshell,  Mack A. Player.  (West, 2021).

Library: KF 3464 .P538 2021 (Reserve)
West Academic Study Aids: Federal Law of Employment Discrimination in a Nutshell


Manual on Employment Discrimination and Civil Rights Actions in the Federal Courts, 2nd ed.  Charles R. Richey. (Westlaw)


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AIDS and the Law.  Scott Skinner-Thompson (VitalLaw; UCLA users only)


Americans with Disabilities Act: Employee Rights & Employer Obligations.  Jonathan R. Mook, general ed.  (Matthew Bender, 1992- ). 

Library: KF 3469 .M66 (Stacks)
Lexis: Americans With Disabilities Act 


Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook. Henry H. Perritt, Jr. (VitalLaw; UCLA users only)


Litigating Age Discrimination Cases.  Andrew J. Ruzicho, Louis A. Jacobs, Andrew J. Ruzicho II.  (Westlaw)


The Pregnancy Discrimination Act: A Guide for Plaintiff Employment Lawyers, P. Daniel Williams.  (BNA Books, 2011; 2017 supp.).

Library: KF3467 .W56 2011 (Stacks) *Also online via Bloomberg Law; ID/Password required


Sex-Based Employment Discrimination.  Susan M. Omilian, Jean P. Kamp. (West Group, 1990- ). 

Library: KF 3467 .O48 (Stacks)
Westlaw: SBEDIS


Sexual Orientation and the Law.  Karen Moulding, ed.  (West 2012-  ). 

Library: KF 4754.5 .S494 (Reserve)



Web Links: Federal

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for administration and enforcement of Federal laws regarding anti-discrimination.  More information available at the "Online Government Resources: Federal" section of this guide.

Web Links: California

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is the agency responsible for the administration and enforcement of California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental and physical), sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status and military or veteran status.