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  © Jaclyn M. Jensen     All Rights Reserved. Understanding the Legal  Environment BADM 130 Welcome back!
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This Week’s Agenda Quick Review from Last Week Current Events Presentations: Legal Issues This Week’s Material: Equal Opportunity and the Legal Environment Next Week
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Equal Employment Opportunity A series of laws that protect employees on the basis of membership in a protected class Enforced by the EEOC and OFCCP EEOC: Enforces EEO laws for private sector companies Inbestigate complaints, reconcile cases, pursue lawsuits, issue guidelines, monitor hiring practices OFCCP: Enforces laws that are
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Laws Enforced by the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1991 Equal Pay Act of 1963 Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/laws.html
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Establishes protected classes Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin characteristics What types of discrimination are experienced by these groups? Disparate treatment: Different standards, different outcomes Adverse impact: Same Standards, Different outcomes Example: Height standards. More men than women
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