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Chapter 3: Equal Employment Opportunity and HR Management Historical Perspective of EEO Legislation 3 Factors influenced growth of EEO legislation o Changing attitudes towards employment discrimination o Published reports highlighting the economic problems of minorities o Growing bodies of disparate laws and gov’t laws covering discrimination Changing national values Economic Disparity- public awareness Early Legal Developments Government Regulation of EEO Equal Pay Act of 1963- outlaws discrimination in pay, benefits, and pensions based on gender Civil Rights Act of 1964- bars discrimination in all HR activities (hiring, training, promotion) on the basis of sex, color, religion, national origin, race (Title VII) o Certain employers are excluded: U.S. gov’t-owned corporations Bona fide, tax-exempt private clubs Religious organizations Orgs hiring Native Americans o Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)- Under Title VII Discrimination is permitted when hiring preferences are a reasonable
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