Chapter 34 - Employment Discrimination

Chapter 34 - Employment Discrimination - Law & Society I M...

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M W 9:30AM, Snell 213 John Exley, ID: 0160294 09.13.08 Chapter 34: Employment Discrimination Pages 697-715 Employment Discrimination: Treating employees or job applicants unequally on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, or disability; prohibited by federal statutes. Protected Class: A class of persons with identifiable characteristics who historically have been victimized by discriminatory treatment for certain purposes. Depending on the context, these characteristics include age, color, gender, national origin, race, and religion. Section 1 – Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 o The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission o Intentional and Unintentional Discrimination Intentional Discrimination Disparate-Treatment Discrimination: A form of employment discrimination that results when an employer intentionally discriminates against employees who are members of protected classes. Prima Facie
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