§ 44-1110 Restriction on height of person prohibited; exceptions
§ 44-1111 Kansas age discrimination in employment act
§ 44-1112 Definitions
§ 44-1113 Unlawful employment practices based on age
§ 44-1114 Posting of act
§ 44-1115 Complaint procedure; hearings; orders; rehearing; court review; dismissal of certain complaints, when, procedure and effect
§ 44-1116 Contractors; requirements
§ 44-1117 Unlawful acts; penalties
§ 44-1118 Construction of act; applicability of act, exclusions
§ 44-1119 Severability of provisions
§ 44-1120 Applicability, construction and effective date of 1988 act
§ 44-1121 Rules and regulations
§ 44-1125 Definitions
§ 44-1126 Prohibited acts
§ 44-1127 Civil action for violations
§ 44-1128 Construction of act
§ 44-1131 Definitions
§ 44-1132 Discrimination, retaliation prohibited; time off for certain purposes; documentation required; confidentiality of information; limitations on time off
§ 44-1133 Duties of secretary of labor; rules and regulations
§ 44-1136 Kansas employment first initiative act; definitions; policy declaration
§ 44-1137 State agencies; competitive integrated employment of disabled individuals; rules and regulations
§ 44-1138 Kansas employment first oversight commission; membership; duties

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 44 > Article 11

  • Age: means an age of 40 or more years. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Commission: means the Kansas human rights commission created pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Employer: means any person in this state who employs four or more persons and any person acting directly or indirectly for such a person, and includes the state and all political subdivisions of the state. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Employment agency: includes any person or governmental agency undertaking with or without compensation to procure opportunities to work, or to procure, recruit, refer or place employees. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Firefighter: means an employee, the duties of whose position are primarily to perform work directly connected with the control and extinguishment of fires or the maintenance and use of firefighting apparatus and equipment, including an employee engaged in this activity who is transferred to a supervisory or administrative position. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Labor organization: includes any organization which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of collective bargaining or of dealing with employers concerning grievances, terms or conditions of employment, or of other mutual aid or protection in relation to employment. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Law enforcement officer: means an employee, the duties of whose position are primarily the investigation, apprehension or detention of individuals suspected or convicted of offenses against the criminal laws of Kansas or of offenses against any ordinance or resolution which imposes criminal sanctions and is adopted by a city, county or other political subdivision of Kansas, including an employee engaged in this activity who is transferred to a supervisory or administrative position. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Member of the military: means a member of the armed forces or national guard on active duty or a member of an active reserve unit in the armed forces or national guard. See Kansas Statutes 44-1125
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, organization, corporation, legal representative, trustee, trustee in bankruptcy or receiver. See Kansas Statutes 44-1112
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Undertaking: means a promise or security in any form where required by law. See Kansas Statutes 77-201