Gay 2015 Pg 47 We cant let someones potential get in the way because we dont

Gay 2015 pg 47 we cant let someones potential get in

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takes place because the employee failed to satisfy expectations of masculinity or femininity. (Gay, 2015, Pg. 47). We can't let someones potential get in the way because we don't agree with their sexual orientation, religion, or faith that's their personal life and we need to remember to apply the business from personal aspect. “Americans should not be deprived of the opportunity to work merely because of his or her sexual orientation or gender identity” (Gay, 2015, Pg. 48). If there are issues regarding discrimination in the workforce I can understand why the agency or supervisors are pushing to attend these seminars especially with people like John who strongly dislike people who are gay and believes they should get help because of their sexual preference. We need to allow everyone to do their jobs and learn to work together regardless of our differences. Another issue to the relationship with employees and employers could also be how people don't want to fake and portray something they are not by following the guideline of the company’s beliefs that come up. “People feel they should not have to alter who they are by pretending to be something they are not “passing,” “covering,” or “closeting” their true identities. This is because religious identity and consequently its expression is an integrated part of one’s self” (Ruan, 2008, Pg. 7). You want to allow your potential self to be 100 percent but with this, many people are forced to be less than 100 percent because they can’t risk losing their jobs while also creating a balance against discrimination. “We can view these best practices as doing two things: (1) working at the individual actor level to reduce implicit bias and curb the harmful effects of implicit bias through self-correction; and (2) working at the structural level to reduce the likelihood that employees will be subjected to discrimination of any kind” (Larson, 2010, Pg. 14). We as employees, employers, community, and as humans can put our part into
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reducing discrimination within our work environment and community. we can be that person that can see both sides, experience new things, learn from others, and learn to listen. We can be the hero in the community, organization or workforce that models respect every day. We are a nation and the differences are what brings us together into resolving our differences. Question #3 Should John have a day in court? Yes, I believe John has the right to defend his case due to due process. He has the right to be heard and have standing in his situation regarding his religion and beliefs. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 states that they banned discrimination on the basis of national origin, sex, religion, color or race. In the article of Leaving the Spiritual sphere: Religious Expression in the Public Workplace it states that “Congress first addressed the issue of religious discrimination in both the private and public workplace in the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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