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Chapter 3 – The Legal Environment 1) HR legislation a) Constitution - 14 th Amendment b) Civil Rights Act of 1866 & 1871 c) Who does the Equal Pay Act of 1963 apply to? i) exceptions: (1) merit (2) seniority (3) production levels (4) or other objective factors d) Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964. i) Original protected classes ii) created EEOC iii) applies to public, private and labor orgs. with 15 or more ee’s iv) Exceptions: e) Another important law: ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967)
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covers: ii) enforced by EEOC iii) prohibits: f) Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1974 g) Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974 h) Pregnancy Discrimination Act i) Civil Rights Act of 1991 (1) burden of proof issue - Wards Cove V. Antonio j) Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. i) 1990 definition of disability - physical or mental disability which impairs major life activity (1) walking, talking, seeing, hearing, breathing, caring for oneself, and later, performing manual tasks and working. Again, limited to major
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course BUS 320 taught by Professor Brownsmith during the Fall '10 term at Akademia Ekonomiczna w Poznaniu.

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Chapter+3+Lecture+Outline - Chapter 3 The Legal Environment...

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