Compliance Manual Section 15_ Race and Color Discrimination

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission DIRECTIVES TRANSMITTAL Number 915.003 EEOC 4/19/2006 SUBJECT: EEOC COMPLIANCE MANUAL PURPOSE: This transmittal covers the issuance of Section 15 of the new Compliance Manual, on “Race and Color Discrimination.” The Manual Section provides guidance on analyzing charges of race and color discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. ORIGINATOR: Office of Legal Counsel, Title VII/ADEA/EPA Division EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon receipt DISTRIBUTION: EEOC Compliance Manual holders __________/s/__________ Cari M. Dominguez Chair Printable version (PDF) TABLE OF CONTENTS OVERVIEW I. WHAT IS "RACE" DISCRIMINATION? II. WHAT IS "COLOR" DISCRIMINATION? III. RELATED PROTECTED BASES NATIONAL ORIGIN A. RELIGION B. INTERSECTIONAL DISCRIMINATION C. IV. EVALUATING EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS RACIAL DISPARATE TREATMENT Recognizing Racial Motive 1. Conducting a Thorough Investigation Potential Evidence of Racial Disparate Treatment 2. A. V. Compliance Manual Section 15: Race and Color Discrimination http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/race-color.html 1 of 46 1/19/2012 10:55 AM
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Employer Credibility Recognizing "Pattern or Practice" Race Discrimination 3. RACIAL DISPARATE IMPACT B. EQUAL ACCESS TO JOBS RECRUITING A. Job Advertisements and Employment Agencies 1. Word-of-Mouth Referrals 2. Homogeneous Recruitment Sources 3. Discriminatory Screening of Recruits 4. HIRING AND PROMOTION B. Uniform and Consistently Applied Standards 1. Job-Related Standards, Consistent with Business Necessity Education Requirements Employment Testing Conviction and Arrest Records 2. DIVERSITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION C. VI. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR JOB SUCCESS RACIAL HARASSMENT Unwelcome Conduct 1. Severe or Pervasive 2. Employer Liability Conduct of Supervisors Conduct of Owner, President, Partners, or Officers Conduct of Co-workers and Non-employees 3. A. RACIAL BIAS IN OTHER EMPLOYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS Work Assignments 1. Performance Evaluations 2. Training and Constructive Feedback 3. Workplace Networks 4. Appearance and Grooming Standards 5. Compensation 6. Discipline and Discharge 7. B. RETALIATION C. VII. Compliance Manual Section 15: Race and Color Discrimination http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/race-color.html 2 of 46 1/19/2012 10:55 AM
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REMEDIES VIII. PROACTIVE PREVENTION IX. 15-I OVERVIEW With the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Congress sought to eliminate the problems of segregation and discrimination in the United States. The impetus for the Act was the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, which challenged the denial of the right of Blacks to participate equally in society. The employment title of the Act — Title VII — covers employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected activity. Title VII’s prohibitions against race and color discrimination were aimed at ending a system in which Blacks were “largely relegated to unskilled and
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