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individuals have an equalchance for employment regardless oftheir race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national originThis “condition” is created through:Constitutional amendmentsLegislationExecutive ordersCourt decisions that interpret the law
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T. Hertz3-7Summary ofMajorEEO Lawsand RegulationsTable 3.1ConstitutionalamendmentsLegislationExecutiveorders
T. Hertz3-8Constitutional AmendmentsThirteenth Amendment (1865)Abolished 13thCovers all individualsEnforced by courtsFourteenth Amendment (1868)Forbids the states from taking life,liberty or property without dueprocess of law and prevents thestates from denying equal protectionof the laws
T. Hertz3-10Equal Pay Act of 1963Equal Pay Act of 1963: if men and women in an organization aredoing equal work, the employer must pay them equallyDefines equal in terms of skill, effort, responsibility, and workingconditionsThe act allows for reasons why men and women performing thesame job might be paid differently.If the pay differences resultfrom differences:SeniorityMeritQuantity or quality of productionReasons other than sex
T. Hertz3-10Equal Pay Act of 1963In 2016, the gender pay gap persists.Today women earncentson the dollar compared to menSocietal factors (choices):ChildcareChoice of occupationNegotiationIllegal reasons:DiscriminationPay SecrecyDoes the pay gap disappear when we control for choices?NO !
T. Hertz3-10Civil Rights Act 1964 – Title VIICivil Rights Act 1964 Title VII:Prohibits discriminationbased onrace, color, religion, sex, or national originEstablished the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)Pertains to hiring, firing, pay, conditions of employment, or privilegesApplies to ….Organizations with 15 or more employees working 20 or moreweeks a year involved in interstate commerceState & local governments, employment agencies or labororganizationsDoes NOTprotect for sexual orientation, older workers or decisionsabout training opportunities in employment decisions (includingpromotions, lay-offs, etc.)The law is enforced by the Equal Employment OpportunityCommission, which is an agency of the Department of Justice
T. Hertz3-11Employment Non-Discrimination ActEmployment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA):A proposed bill in theU.S. Congress that would prohibit discrimination against employeeson the basis of sexual orientation or genderidentity for civiliannonreligious employers with over 15 employeesState lawsWisconsin was first state to ban employment discrimination based onsexual orientation in 1982Currently, 14states and the District of Columbia have policies thatprotest against both sexual orientation and gender identitydiscrimination in employment:California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois,Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon,

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Human Resource Management, Occupational safety and health, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tanya Hertz, T Hertz
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