Essentially replaced the Water Pollution Control Act c Goal was to clean up

Essentially replaced the water pollution control act

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Essentially replaced the Water Pollution Control Actc)Goal was to clean up water in the US to be fishable and swimmabled)And to eliminate the discharge of all pollutants into navigable waters81)Ethics in Government Act – in 1978 – US governments duties in relation to their ethical obligations a)(OGE) - Reauthorization Act of 1988 and 1996 – a small agency within the executive brancha.i)Originally part of the Office of Personnel Managementa.ii)Became a separate agency on October 1, 1989 as part of the Office of Government Ethics Reauthorization Act of 198882)Ethics Reform Act of 198983)Sexual Harassment –any act, statement, or display that implies sexual consent as a condition of employmenta)Title VII of the Civil Rights Act – it is illegal to issue punishment or adverse action against an employee for rejection of sexual advancesb)Two types under Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964b.i)Quid Pro Quo – when the agreement of refusal of sexual advances forms the basis for employment decisionsb.ii)Hostile Environment - where unwelcome advances affects job performance, or an unpleasant work environment84)Affirmative Action – the policy where employees remedy discriminatory practices to minorities by adhering to specific guidelines to achieve a diverse workforce85)Diversity Training – over half of the US companies sponsor diversity training, to raise awareness of the changing demographics in the workforcea)Employees need to be aware of equal opportunity legislation, affirmative action plans, and benefits of diversity in the workforce86)Reverse Discrimination – when preference for the protected classes is practiced to the extent that the non-protected classes believe that they are being discriminated againsta)Since the 1990s courts have restricted the application of AAPsb)Regents of the University of California vs Bakke (1978) the first Supreme Court case to address the constitutionality of affirmative action
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b.i)Alan Bakke, a white student, was refused admission to medical school even though his academic record was superior to the minority students who were accepted87)Fair Employment Practices Committee was formed to enforce Executive Order 8802 – prohibited discrimination based on race, creed color, or national origin in defense industries and in the government88)Equal Rights Amendment –in 1972 - prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex, after initially being proposed in 1923
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