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T. Hertz3-1MGT 352:Human Resource ManagementChapter 3 - Providing Equal EmploymentOpportunity and a Safe WorkplaceProfessor: Tanya HertzSpring 2016Management 352: Human Resources Management
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T. Hertz3-2Chapter 3 Learning Objectives1.Explain how the three branches of government regulate human resourcemanagement2.Summarize the major federal laws requiring equal employment opportunity3.Identify the federal agencies that enforce equal employment opportunity,and describe the role of each4.Describe ways employers can avoid illegal discrimination and providereasonable accommodation5.Define sexual harassment and tell how employers can eliminate orminimize it6.Explain employers’ duties under the Occupational Safety and Health Act7.Describe the role of Occupational Safety and Health Administration8.Discuss ways employers promote worker safety health
T. Hertz3-3Government Limitations on HRMIn the United States, the federal government has set some limits onhow an organization can practice human resource managementAmong these limits are requirements intended to:Prevent discriminationin hiring and employment practicesProtect the safetyand health of workers while they are on the jobCompanies that skillfully navigate the maze of regulations can gainan advantage over competitorsManagers who merely focus on how to avoid breaking the laws are notthinking about how to be ethical or how to acquire and use humanresources in the best way to carry out the company’s mission
T. Hertz3-4Three Branches of U.S. GovernmentLEGISLATIVE(makes laws)CongressSenate (100)At least 30 yrs oldCitizen for 9 yearsHouse of Representatives(435)At least 25 yrs oldCitizen for 7 yearsEXECUTIVE(carries out laws)PresidentAt least 35years oldNative born citizenLived in U.S. for 14years before electionJUDICIAL(explains laws)Supreme Court9judgesAppointed byPresident butapproved by SenateServe for life unlessimpeached
T. Hertz3-5Regulation of Human Resource ManagementLEGISLATIVE(makes laws)Has enacteda number oflaws governing humanresource activitiesEXECUTIVE(carries out laws)Responsible forenforcingthe lawsIncludes the regulatoryagencies that thepresident overseesJUDICIAL(explains laws)The Supreme Court isthe court of final appealDecisions made by thecourt are binding
T. Hertz3-6Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)Among the most significant efforts to regulate human resourcemanagement are those aimed at achieving equal employmentopportunityEqual Employment Opportunity(EEO):The condition in which allindividuals have an equalchance for employment regardless oftheir race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national originThis “condition” is created through:Constitutional amendmentsLegislationExecutive ordersCourt decisions that interpret the law
T. Hertz3-7Summary ofMajorEEO Lawsand RegulationsTable 3.1ConstitutionalamendmentsLegislationExecutiveorders

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