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     Equal Employment  Opportunity, Affirmative  Action and Valuing  Diversity
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    Equal Employment  Opportunity Equal Employment Opportunity Laws that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of Sex, National Origin, Race, Religion, Color, Age or Disability (SNORRCAD) The federal government’s efforts to create equal employment opportunity include Constitutional amendments Legislation Executive Orders
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    Summary of Major EEO Laws and Regulations  – Table 3.1 ACT REQUIREMENTS COVERS ENFORCEM ENT AGENCY Thirteenth Amendment Abolished slavery All individuals Court system Fourteenth Amendment Provides equal protection for all citizens and requires due process in state action All individuals Court system Civil Rights Acts (CRAs) of 1866 and 1871 (as amended) Grant all citizens the right to make, perform, modify, and terminate contracts and enjoy all benefits, terms, and conditions of the contractual relationship All individuals Court system Equal Pay Act of 1963 Requires that men and women performing equal jobs receive equal pay Employers engaged in interstate commerce EEOC Title VII of CRA Forbids discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin Employers with 15 or more employees working 20 or more weeks per year; labor unions; and employment agencies EEOC Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 Prohibits discrimination in employment against individuals 40 years of age and older Employers with 15 or more employees working 20 or more weeks per year; labor unions; and employment agencies; federal government EEOC Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Requires affirmative action in the employment of individuals with disabilities Government agencies; federal contractors and subcontractors with contracts greater than $2500 OFCCP Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 Treats discrimination based on pregnancy-related conditions as illegal sex discrimination All employees covered by Title VII EEOC Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities Employers with more than 15 employees EEOC Executive Order 11246 Requires affirmative action in hiring women and minorities Federal contractors and subcontractors with contracts greater than $10,000 OFCCP Civil Rights Act of 1991 Prohibits discrimination (same as Title VII) Same as Title VII, plus applies Section 1981 to employment discrimination cases EEOC Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 Requires rehiring of employees who are absent for military service, with training and accommodations as needed Veterans and members of reserve components Veterans’ Employment and Training Service
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    Equal Pay Act of 1963 States that if men and women in an organization are doing the same or substantially the same work, the employer must pay them equally. Equal work = Equal pay
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course OBHR 428 taught by Professor Campion during the Fall '09 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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