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PART ONE  INTRODUCTION PART ONE  INTRODUCTION C H A P T E R T   T w o C H A P T E RT   T w o Equal  Opportunity  And  The Law 2 Equal  Opportunity  And  The Law 2 Lecture Outline Lecture Outline Strategic  Overview  Equal Opportunity  1964 - 1991 Title VII of the  1964 Civil Rights  Act Executive  Orders Equal Pay Act  of 1963 Age  Discrimination in  Employment Act of  1967 Vocational  Rehabilitation Act of  1973Pregnancy         Discrimination Act  of 1978 Federal  Agency  Guidelines Early Court  Decisions  Regarding  EEO  Equal Employment  Opportunity 1990- 91 - Present The Civil  Rights Act of 1991 The Americans  with Disabilities Act State and Local  EEO Laws Sexual  Harassme nt  Defenses Against  Discrimination  Allegations Adverse Impact Disparate  Treatment Bone Fide  In Brief: This chapter gives a history of equal opportunity legislation, outlines defenses against Strategic  Overview Equal Opportunity  1964 - 1991 Title VII of the  1964 Civil Rights  Act Executive  Orders Equal Pay Act  of 1963 Age  Discrimination in  Employment Act of  1967 Vocational  Rehabilitation Act  of 1973Pregnancy  Discrimination Act  of 1978 Federal  Agency  Guideline s Early Court  Decisions  Regarding  EEO Equal Employment  Opportunity 1990- 91 - Present The Civil  Rights Act of 1991 The Americans  with Disabilities Act State and  Local EEO Laws Sexual  Harassme nt Defenses Against  Discrimination  Allegations Adverse  Impact Disparate  In Brief: This chapter gives a history of equal employment opportunity legislation, outlines defenses against discriminati on allegations, gives examples of discriminato ry practices, describes the EEOC enforcement process and 19
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ANNOTATED OUTLINE I. Equal Employment Opportunity 1964-1991 A. Background 1. The Fifth Amendment (ratified in 1791) states, “no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of the law.” 2. The Thirteenth Amendment (ratified in 1868) outlawed slavery, and courts have held it bars racial discrimination. 3. The Fourteenth Amendment (ratified in 1868) makes it illegal for any state to “make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States,” and the courts have generally viewed this law as barring discrimination based on sex, national origin, or race. 4. Section 1981 of Title 42 of the U.S. Code, passed as the Civil Rights Act of 1866, gives all persons the same right to make and enforce contracts and to benefit from the laws of the land. B. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act 1. Background a. The act says it is unlawful to fail or refuse to hire or to discharge an individual or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to his/her compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. b. The act says it is unlawful to limit, segregate, or classify his/her
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