ppt111-16 - H istor ically, employer s could discr iminate...

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Unformatted text preview: H istor ically, employer s could discr iminate on r ace, sex or other per sonal char acter istics Jim Cr ow laws suppor ted segr egation & labor mar ket dis- cr imination National Civil Rights M ovements in the 1960s began the change 1963 Equal Pay Act (fir st employment discr imination le- gislation) T itle VI I of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 1972 Equal Employment Oppor tunity Act (cr eated the 22 H istor ical Movement to the Employer s/unions with 15 or mor e em- ployees/member s ar e subject to the law CANNOT discr iminate based on Race Color Religion ( r easonable accommodation of r eligious pr actices w/o undue har dship 33 T itle VI I of the 1964 Civil Rights Act McDonald v. Santa Fe T r ail: For same offense, Afr ican- Amer ican employee r epr im- anded, but kept job; white employee fir ed. S.Ct. held: I l- 44 Rever se discr imination is also Leland Stanford 55 Some Examples r e: Race I mplicit Attitudes and Employment Discr imination "good Asian" vs. bad Asian Blacks who assimilat e more are, in tur n, viewed as "good Blacks" by Whites. You are too dark Gordon v. JKP Enter pr ises, I nc. held that a Black plaintiff was discr iminat ed 66 Sor r y. You are not white enough! 77 Religion Employer has strict dress code to give company a certain look. Code need not be modified to allow certain employees to wear religious garb, such as headdress. H owever , if an employer does not have a str ict code, then cannot tell an employee NOT to wear r eligious gar b. Employer need not make other employees change their work schedule to accommodate the religious holiday preferences of an employee. Baylor University, a Baptist school, may wish to hire only Baptists t o t each in its theological seminar y t o train ministers. H owever, it cannot r equir e a math instr uctor to be Baptist, since ther e is no specific r eligious pur - pose in teaching math . 88 Baylor University Case How about hist or y / Science t eacher and Creationism ? The Sikh 99 Religion & Regulation Mer r y Chr istmas vs. Seasons greeting Chr istmas and Hanukkah Star H ijab and Chador 1010 Religion in Workplace Sexual H ar assment Unwelcome sexual advances Requests for sexual favor s Ver bal or physical conduct of a sexual natur e Pur pose: to pr omote, change con- dition of employment, salar y, place on pr oject, etc. 1111 H ostile envir onment : discussing sexual activities commenting on physical attr ibutes unnecessar y touching or gestur es cr ude, demeaning, offensive language displaying sexually suggestive pictur es See Your E-Mail I s Your Bosss E-Mail Concer ns of sexual har assment 1212 Ter esa H ar r is is a manager ; her boss, Charles H ar dy, insults her in fr ont of other s--she is a tar get of sexual suggestions Your e a woman, what do you know?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course BIZ 101 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '11 term at Yonsei University.

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