BS Ethics Ex 2 Q 5 - her choice but the company can not be...

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BS Ethics, BBA 4751-04D James Tilley, Section II Exam, Q 5 The reason for these policies is when women hold a job where the fetus is in danger from materials in the workplace. These are jobs that are traditionally held by men but are not always applied to men due to not having fetus capabilities. Fetal –protection policies are not discriminatory if they apply to both male and female. If the policy applies only to female then yes it is discriminatory. In my personal opinion I can understand the harasser’s of working in a place such as coal mines and such. I think that some responsibility is on the female; are there other job opportunities in the area that don’t require you to become sterile. If there are no other reasonable options then it should be
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Unformatted text preview: her choice but the company can not be held responsible for any birth defects due to perversely knowing the dangers of the job. The company has a responsibility to ensure equal opportunity employment for current and future employees. My example is the American Cyanamid (pg 333) the policy did not apply to all female employees, only the ones that worked directly with dangerous paint pigments. My second example is Allied Chemical Company (pg 331) the company released five females due to the dangers and two had sterilization surgery only to find that there were no dangers from the Fluorocarbon 22....
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course BBA BBA2401 taught by Professor Profmicketonsert during the Spring '11 term at Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach.

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