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1,639 wordsFederal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws I. What Are the Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination; the Age Discrimination in Employ...
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Civil Rights Act Title Vii Of The Civil
1,577 wordsAffirmative Action Affirmative action is one of the more recent and popular civil rights policies that affect today's society. Affirmative action can be described as nothing more than a lower educational standard for minorities. It has become quite clear that affirmative action is unfair and unjust. However, in order to blend race, culture, and genders to create a stable and diverse society, someone has to give. How can this be justified? Is there a firm right or wrong to affirmative action? Is ...
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Civil Rights Act Rights Act Of 1964
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The Workplace And Title Vii
1,180 wordsThe Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the catalyst in abolishing the separate but equal policies that had been a mainstay in our society. Though racial discrimination was the initial focal point, its enactment affected every race. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in housing, education, employment, public accommodations and the receipt of federal funds based on certain discrimination factors such as race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or religion. Title VII is the e...
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2,309 wordsThe Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Introduction Profound knowledge of employment acts and regulations is very important. I consider that effective Strategic Human Resource Management techniques are crucial to the success of any business. Since SHRM is the thread by which HR and strategic goals of the company are connected, the aim of any worker is to use full potential of human resources for the companys suc...
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Quid Pro Quo Act Of 1996
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4,068 wordsTHE Reverse Discrimination REVERSE DISCRIMINATION: THE REPRECUSSIONS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Discrimination in employment has been an issue that has plagued our society throughout history. At the turn of this century it was acceptable to advertise job openings and specifically state that people of a certain race, color, religion, gender, or national origin need not apply. A lot has changed over the last 100 years. The proverbial pendulum has swung in the direction of federal protection of certain ...
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