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Article VII of the Civil Rights Act Article VII of the Civil Rights Act
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An employer cannot discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin with respect to employment, Covers all public or private employers of 15 or more, all private and public educational institutions, the federal government, and state and local governments, all public and private employment agencies,
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and all labor unions with 15 or more members.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
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Consists of five members appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, with each member serving a five- year term. Has a staff of thousands to assist it in administering the Civil Rights law in employment settings; may file discrimination charges and go to court on behalf of aggrieved individuals.
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Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Executive Orders
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Require affirmative action; steps that are taken for the purpose of eliminating the present effects of past discrimination. Responsible for implementing the executive orders related to affirmative action and ensuring the compliance of federal contractors.
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Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) Equal Pay Act of 1963
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The act requiring equal pay for equal work, regardless of sex. The act prohibiting arbitrary age discrimination and specifically protecting individuals over 40 years old.
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Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974 Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973
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The act requiring certain federal contractors to take affirmative action for disable persons. An act requiring that employees with government contracts take affirmative action to hire disabled veterans.
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Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978
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A Title VII amendment that prohibits sex discrimination based on “pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.” If an employer offers it employees disability coverage, then it must treat pregnancy and childbirth like any other disability, and include it in the plan as a covered condition.
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Sexual Harassment Uniform Guidelines
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Guidelines issued by federal agencies charged with ensuring compliance with equal employment federal legislation explaining recommended employer procedures in detail. Harassment on the basis of sex that has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with a person’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment; employers
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have an affirmative duty to maintain workplaces free of it.
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Sexual Harassment Federal Violence Against Women Act of 1994
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a violent crime motivated by gender is liable to the party injured. Unwelcome sexual
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course MAN 3301 taught by Professor Bogumil,w during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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