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chapter 3 review - Chapter 3: Equal Employment Opportunity...

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Chapter 3: Equal Employment Opportunity and Human Resources Management • What are fair employment practices? Page 115 Fair employment practices are state and local law governing equal employment opportunity that are often more comprehensive than federal laws and apply to small employers. They promote the employment of individuals in a fair and unbiased way. They are patterned after federal legislation, although they frequently extend jurisdiction to employers exempt from federal coverage and therefore pertain mainly to smaller employers. • What laws are currently in place to protect a person from discrimination based on their sexual orientation? Page 120 Currently, no federal law stops discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation. For homosexual employees, protection from discrimination comes from fair employment practice laws passed at the state or local level. For homosexual employees, protection from discrimination largely comes from fair employment practice laws passed at the state or local level. State and local same sex statutes vary regarding the protection afforded homosexuals and who is covered under the laws. Additionally, the EEOC has ruled that transgender and transsexual individuals aren’t covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. • What are the Uniform Guidelines and what do they recommend to employers?
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