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Unformatted text preview: en submission of or rejection of this conduct • Explicitly or implicitly affects and individual's employment • Unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance • Creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment LGBT discrimination in the workplace Is it legal to fire a worker because that worker is lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender 1991 cracker barrel instituted a policy requiring employees to display "normal heterosexual values" Reversed the policy in 2003 Be sure to know the various ways that women (and others) have organized against exploitation What are the important legislation acts? Equal Pay Act of 1963 pay inequality on basis of gender in the private sector Schultz v. Wheaton Glass Company (1970) U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Ruled that jobs need to be "substantially equal" but not "identical" to fall under the protection of the Equal Pay Act. Corning Glass Works v. Brennan (1974) Ruled that employers cannot justify paying women lower wages because that is what they traditionally received under the "going market rate." A wage differential occurring "simply because men would not work at the low rates paid women" was unacceptable. Fair Labor Standards Act Minimum wage set by Fair labor Standard Act (FLSA), first enacted in 1938 Anderson- Murray Antidiscrimination Act (Washington State 2006) This protects lgbt people through the washington law against discrimination 8 Family Unit Nuclear family model a term used to define a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children. This is in contrast to a polygamous family, single-parent family, and to the larger extended family. Nuclear families typically center on a married couple, but not always the nuclear family may have any number of children. Dominant family models No dominant family structure “Traditional” family vs. historical evidence Father=breadwinner, mother=stay at home raise the children Gay and lesbian family and marriage issues Families and poverty Single- headed households Dual- income families Unmarried- couple families Gender- based differences to be out of the paid labor market Feminist Critique of Marriage Loving v. State of Virginia Mixed- race couples Marriage vs. Civil Unions Violence Unit Domestic violence • Domestic violence is when one person tried to take control over another by using acts of intimidation, threats, sexual assault, stalking, controlling money or bank accounts, and sim...
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