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Patrick Hill Terry Holmes BUS 200 12 July 2011 Term Project Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is “An Act… To enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the attorney General to institute suits to protect constitutional rights in public facilities and public education, to extend the Commission on Civil Rights, to prevent discrimination in federally assisted programs, to establish a Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity, and for other purposes.”
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Unformatted text preview: 1 Before Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, it was legal to treat people differently in the workplace. Under Title VII it is illegal for employers to discriminate on the basis of race, color religion, sex or national origin. 2 It forbids discrimination in the workplace, sexual harassment, discrimination due to pregnancy and permits employers to develop affirmative action plans. 1 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Pub. L. 88-352) (Title VII) 2 Beatty and Samuelson, Legal Environment , Pg. 422...
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