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Equal Pay Act Punitive Damages
1,774 words... ments, and education institutions that employ 15 or more individuals. These laws also cover private and public employment agencies, labor organizations, and joint labor management committees controlling apprenticeship and training. The ADEA covers all private employers with 20 or more employees, state and local governments (including school districts), employment agencies and labor organizations. The EPA covers all employees who are covered by the Federal Wage and Hour Law (the Fair Labor St...
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Ann Hopkins Case Analysis
2,330 wordsAnn Hopkins worked as a senior manager for the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse for four years, Hopkins became a candidate for partnership in 1984. After being denied partnership, she filed suit against Price Waterhouse charging that the firm had discriminated against her on the basis of sex by allowing gender stereotypes to heavily influence the firm's employment practices. During her employment with Price Waterhouse, Hopkins proved herself a hard-working, dedicated employee. In the year of ...
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Sexual Harassment Indirect Discrimination
1,308 wordsThrough out the years there have been many factors that affect the operation of the legal system to help generate just outcomes for women. Historically, women have always held an inferior place to men, but during the 20 th century this concept has changed considerably. The status of women has changed in terms of political suffrage, jury duty, economic rights, property rights, social security and minority groups. However, women still suffer disadvantages and to try to resolve particular problems ...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action Programs
1,274 words... study involving sexual harassment a sixteen year old girl Ms Krohn reported that she was indecently assaulted and sexually harassed by her Co-worker Mr Stafford. In particular, Ms Krohn said that on one occasion Mr Stafford led her out of sight of the other Co-workers, grabbed her, kissed her on the mouth and placed his hand inside her clothing, touching her genital area and breasts. Ms Krohn left the employer at lunchtime that day, and was taken by a friends mother to the local police stati...
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English Common Law Separation Of Powers
1,809 wordsAUSTRALIAN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND ITS MANY RAMIFICATIONS The framework for law and government in Australia is seen as a system that is comprehensive of administrative law that has evolved through the years. Main elements of this are judicial review by the courts, merit review by administrative tribunals, investigation of administrative action by the Ombudsman and human rights agencies, and the conferral of information and privacy rights under freedom of information and privacy legislation (McMil...
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Gender Discrimination In The Workplace
2,130 wordsGender Discrimination in the workplace The main issue of the work is gender discrimination in the workplace, which is closely connected to women, their careers and lives. Much has been said about this problem, but it seems there is still much to be done to solve it. To my mind, this problem can hardly be ignored; there are a lot of means of softening and minimizing it, as much as it is possible. The work is devoted to the discussion of the theoretical items, concerning the problem of gender disc...
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The Importance Of Diversity Training In Workforce
1,865 wordsThe Importance of Diversity Training in the Workforce Throughout a persons life there are certain characteristics that affect them. These characteristics cannot be chosen, they are given from the moment of birth: Race, Class, and Gender. These characteristics are determined by the parents and have a major input on an individuals life. Race, class and gender is what makes a person who they are and who they will become. Of course, in our days a person can change any one of these variables, but thi...
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Based On Sexual Sexual Orientation
2,592 wordsThe argument on rights, be it human, animal, black, white or gray, is always a difficult one. One should begin by deciding who makes up these rights. Even that in itself would be difficult enough. If a group of white men made a list of rights for black men, one could say it would be biased. Fortunately on December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A set of standards for each member of the human species. Yet, thes...
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