BS Law Exam II Q5 - university. When an interview for...

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BS Law Exam II, Q 5 James Tilley BAA 3210 In the case with Learned University this would fall under the Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ) or the lack of. BFOQ is when it is a necessity to have a male or a female in a particular reason. An example is a female that is hired to work inside female restrooms while females are present, this would be justified. When the university began its coeducational studies this opened up the door to the male and female professor as well. The policy that each professor must be a graduate of the university is illegal. The position does not require a male or female nor does it need a professor from that
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Unformatted text preview: university. When an interview for employment is conducted it could possess greater value than graduates from other universities but should not be the sole reason for hiring that particular professor. Merit is another defense that can be raised. If the person being interviewed is qualified for the job and all of the requirements other than being a graduate of Learned are met, then it is discrimination. Title VII also explains that Merit can be used in hiring personnel but it must be job related and not based on names of universities attended....
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course LAW BB3210 taught by Professor Profsantiago during the Spring '11 term at Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach.

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