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law ch 15 - Chapter 15 Discrimination in Employment...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 15 Discrimination in Employment Historical Movement to the Present Laws Historically, employers could discriminate on race, sex or other personal characteristics Jim Crow laws supported segregation & labor market discrimination National Civil Rights Movements in the 1960s began the change 1963 Equal Pay Act Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 1972 Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act 1991 Civil Rights Act EEOC established to enforce all of them Timeline Of Employment Discrimination Laws Civil Rights Act (1866) Civil Rights Act (1866) Amended Amended (1991) (1991) Civil Rights Act Civil Rights Act (1964) (1964) Equal Pay Act (1963) Equal Pay Act (1963) Age Discrimination In Age Discrimination In Employment Act (1967) Employment Act (1967) Americans With Disabilities Act (1990) Americans With Disabilities Act (1990) Executive Order Executive Order (1941) (1941) Executive Order Executive Order (1943) (1943) Equal Employment Equal Employment Opportunity Act (1972) Opportunity Act (1972) Title VII of 1964 Civil Rights Act Amended by Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 and Civil Rights Act of 1991 Employers/unions with 15 or more employees/members are subject to the law CANNOT discriminate based on (protected classes): Race Color Religion ( reasonable accommodation of religious practices without undue hardship on the employers) Sex (does not apply to sexual preference or identity ) National Origin Reverse discrimination (preferential treatment to members of a protected class) is also illegal McDonald v. Santa Fe Trail African-American employee reprimanded, but kept job; the white employee was fired. Held: Illegal reverse discrimination under Title VII. Provisions Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964 Types Prohibited Discharge Refusal To Hire Compensation Terms, Conditions, Or Privileges Disparate Treatment - Intentional discrimination Disparate Impact - Unintentional discrimination...
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