Chapter 3 part 1.ppt - Employment Law for Human Resource Practice Chapter 3 Overview of Employment Discrimination 1 The Continuing Reality of Employment

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1 Employment Law for Human Resource Practice Chapter 3 Overview of Employment Discrimination
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2 The Continuing Reality of Employment Discrimination Fairness Video Progress has been made against discrimination since the passage of Title VII . NY Times Help Wanted Ads While overt discrimination is less frequent, more subtle forms of discrimination continue. Plaintiff may prove discrimination by direct or circumstantial evidence , but Plaintiff has the burden of proof Discrimination is inherently difficult to prove.
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3 The Concept of Employment Discrimination Definition: A limitation or denial of employment opportunity based on protected class characteristics of a person In essence, “adverse employment actions” Liability arises not from prejudice alone, but from its effects on employment opportunities.
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4 Major Federal Antidiscrimination Statutes Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964 Age Discrimination in Employment Act Pregnancy Discrimination Act Americans with Disabilities Act
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5 Protected Classes, Federal 1 Race, Color Title VII , Sex Title VII , National Origin Title VII , Immigration Reform and Control Act Religion Title VII ,
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6 Protected Classes, Federal 2 Citizenship (citizens or legal aliens) Immigration Reform and Control Act Age 40 and over Age Discrimination in Employment Act Disability (qualified individual with a disability) Americans with Disabilities Act ; The Rehabilitation Act
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