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Ch_19_empl_discrim - Employment Discrimination and...

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Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action Adapted by Dr. K. Mayer MKT351, Cleveland State University Chapter 19 0
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1. Chronicle the U.S. civil rights movement and minority progress for the past 50 years. 2. Outline the essentials of the federal discrimination laws. 3. Provide two different meanings of discrimination and give examples of how each might be committed. 4. Elaborate on employment discrimination relating to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, and disability . 5. Identify different postures with respect to affirmative action, explain the concept of reverse discrimination, and provide an overview of the Supreme Court’s decisions on affirmative action. Chapter 19 Learning Outcomes 0
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1. Civil Rights Movement The Civil Rights Movement of 1950s and1960s, the The Civil Rights Movement of 1950s and1960s, the Women’s Movement of the 1970s, and groups seeking Women’s Movement of the 1970s, and groups seeking to remove other forms of discrimination have resulted to remove other forms of discrimination have resulted in protected groups—stakeholders whose rights are in protected groups—stakeholders whose rights are protected by anti-discrimination laws. protected by anti-discrimination laws.
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Prohibits discrimination in hiring and other aspects of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967: Protects workers 40 years old and older from arbitrary age discrimination. Equal Pay Act of 1963: Prohibits sex discrimination in payment of wages to women and men who perform substantially equal work. Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 503: Prohibits job discrimination on the basis of a handicap. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: Gives individuals with disabilities civil rights protections similar to those given to individuals on the basis of race, sex, national origin, and religion. Civil Rights Act of 1991:
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course MKT 351 taught by Professor Mayer during the Spring '11 term at Cleveland State.

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