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Chapter 3: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)Chapter 3 Learning Objectives:Understand federal and California EEO lawExamine the types and evidence of discriminationExamine the role of the EEOCDiscuss other EEO-related issues including sexualharassment and affirmative actionCourse-level Learning Outcomes:Explain how legislation impacts HR practice1
EEO Federal LawLaws whose purpose is the eliminationof discrimination in human resourcemanagement decisionsProhibits employers from using non job-related characteristics when makingemployment decisionsFederal EEO law covers private ERswith 15 or more EEs2
Test your knowledge of EEOlaw1. Persons addicted to illegal drugs areclassified as disabled under the Americanswith Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Test your knowledge of EEOlaw (cont.)2. As an employer you must hire a certainnumber of each demographic group (e.g.,gender, age, ethnicity, etc.) in order to bein compliance with EEO law?
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Test your knowledge of EEOlaw (cont.)3. An applicant that you did not hire claimsthat you denied her employment becauseof her age (she’s 38).She could take legalaction against you on this basis.
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Regulatory Model of EEO6SocietalProblemsUnemploymentSegregationSocial conflictCivil rightsUnfairemploymentpracticesLaws andExecutive OrdersTitle VII of Civil RightsAct of 1964Civil Rights Act of 1991Executive Order No. 11246Americans with DisabilityAct of 1990Age Discrimination inEmployment Act….
Regulatory Model of EEO7Equal EmploymentOpportunity CommissionOffice of Federal ContractCompliance ProgramsState AgenciesRegulatory AgenciesSupreme CourtFederal courtsState courtsCourt Rulings
Equal Pay Act of 1963Prohibits discrimination in pay, benefits, andpensions based on a worker’s genderMust provide equal pay for equal work regardlessof gender“Equal” work = work that requires similar skills,effort, responsibility, and working conditionsExceptions to Equal Pay Act?Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (2009) – changedstatute of limitation for filing an equal pay lawsuit8
Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964Prohibits discrimination in ALL HRactivities on the basis of race, color,gender, religion, and national originMost significant of the anti-discrimination lawsExceptions to the law:Bona fide occupational qualificationsBusinessNecessity9
BFOQ and Business NecessityBFOQs – legal defense in which age, gender,religion or national origin is an actualqualification for a jobBusiness Necessity – safety issue is thereason the ER is discriminating basedonsubgroup statusExample BFOQs –Race? National Origin? Gender?10

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Term
Spring
Professor
EHRHART
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Discrimination, Affirmative Action, Supreme Court of the United States, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Civil Rights Act of 1964,

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