Stephen F. Befort

University of Minnesota Law School

229 19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

How and Why Labor Arbitrators Decide Discipline and Discharge Cases: An Empirical Examination

Arbitration, Proceedings of the Sixtieth Annual Meeting, National Academy of Arbitrators, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Laura J. Cooper, Mario Bognanno and Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 577 (45,643)

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labor, arbitration, discipline, discharge

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The Perfect Storm of Retirement Security: Fixing the Three-Legged Stool of Social Security, Pensions, and Personal Savings

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 91, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-56
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Nov 2006
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 342 (86,110)

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Let's Try this Again: The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Attempts to Reinvigorate the 'Regarded As' Prong of the Statutory Definition of Disability

Utah Law Review, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 282 (106,322)
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disability, employment discrimination, ADA Amendments Act of 2008

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An Empirical Analysis of Case Outcomes Under the ADA Amendments Act

70 Washington & Lee Law Review, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-36
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 281 (106,693)

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Disabilities, Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA Amendments Act

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Employment Discrimination Remedies and Tax Gross Ups

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 90, October 2004
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 May 2004
Gregg D. Polsky and Stephen F. Befort
University of Georgia School of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 233 (129,525)

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Unilateral Alteration of Public Sector Collective Bargaining Agreements and the Contract Clause

Buffalo Law Review, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-54
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Sep 2010
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 195 (153,434)
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Collective Bargaining, Government Contracts, Furloughs, Contract Clause

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The Story of Sutton V. United Air Lines, Inc: Narrowing the Reach of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-04, EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION STORIES, Chapter 10, Joel William Friedman, ed., Foundation Press Publishing, 2006
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 174 (169,995)

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Accommodating an Employee's Commute to Work Under the ADA: Reasonable, Preferential, or Both?

Drake Law Review, Vol. 63, 2015, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 150 (192,930)

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Disability, Americans with Disabilities Act, Reasonable Accommodation, Commuting

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Public Sector Employment Under Siege

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 87, No. 1, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-05
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 148 (195,126)
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public employees

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At the Cutting Edge of Labor Law Preemption: A Critique of Chamber of Commerce V. Lockyer

The Labor Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Stephen F. Befort and Bryan N. Smith
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 145 (198,366)

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A New Voice for the Workplace: A Proposal for an American Works Councils Act

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 2-45, November 2004
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 137 (207,625)
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Working Group on Chapter 2 of the Proposed Restatement of Employment Law: Employment Contracts: Termination

Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
University of Illinois College of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 132 (213,932)
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ALI, Restatement of Employment Law, employment at will, common law, contracts

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The Constitutional Dimension of Unilateral Change in Public Sector Collective Bargaining

ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, Vol. 27, 2012, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 118 (232,919)
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public employees, unilateral change, impairment of contract

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The Declining Fortunes of American Workers: Six Dimensions and an Agenda for Reform

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-28
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Sep 2016
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 112 (241,831)

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Employment Law, Labor Law, Contingent Work, Income Inequality, Retirement Security, Balancing Work and Family

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The Labor and Employment Law Decisions of the Supreme Court's 2003-04 Term

The Labor Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 99 (263,411)

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Within the Grasp of the Cat's Paw: Delineating the Scope of Subordinate Bias Liability Under Federal Antidiscrimination Statutes

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 60, 2009, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jan 2009
Stephen F. Befort and Alison L. Olig
University of Minnesota Law School and Best & Flanagan LLP
Downloads 97 (266,912)

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subordinate bias liability, cat's paw liability

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Accommodation at Work: Lessons from the Americans with Disabilities Act and Possibilities for Alleviating the American Worker Time Crunch

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2004
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 91 (278,114)

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Same-Sex Marriage and Title VII

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 56, 2015, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-32
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Oct 2015
Stephen F. Befort and Michael Vargas
University of Minnesota Law School and Rimon Law
Downloads 79 (303,325)

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Discrimination, Same-sex marriage, Title VII, gender stereotyping

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When Quitting is Fitting: The Need for a Reformulated Sexual Harassment/Constructive Discharge Standard in the Wake of Pennsylvania State Police V. Suders

Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-40
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 74 (315,146)
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Direct Threat and Business Necessity: Understanding and Untangling Two ADA Defenses

39 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. (2018) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Oct 2017
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 58 (357,817)

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disability discrimination, ADA defenses, business necessity, direct threat

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Employee Handbooks and Policy Statements: from Gratuities To Contracts and Back Again

Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, 2017 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Stephen F. Befort
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 35 (438,916)

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Employee Handbooks, Policy Manuals, Disclaimers

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Equitable Prescription Drug Coverage: Preventing Sex Discrimination in Employer-Provided Health Plans

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 70, 2009, Minnesota Legal Studies Research No 09-36
Posted: 03 Sep 2009
Stephen F. Befort and Elizabeth Canney Borer
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota Law School

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discrimination, employee benefits, health insurance, contraception, pregnancy