• Which industry do unions act as employment agency for ? • Method of performance appraisal used by Civil Service for Federal Employees • EMPLOYMENT LAWS/ACTS Law/Act Exemptions/Minimums Date Description Comments
Affirmative Action Plan federal contracts of 50k+ Policy whereby employers remedy past discriminatory practices to minorities by adhering to specific guidelines to achieve a balanced and diverse workforce. Age Discrimination in Employment Act 1967, 197 8 & 1986 Prohibits discrimination against employees between 40 and 65 years of age and restricts mandatory retirement Civil Rights Act 1964 Empowers EEOC to administer the legislation and promote equal opportunity EEOC Civil Rights Act - Title VII 15+ employees Civil Rights Act --amended 1991 Award for damages was changed to add compensatory and punative damages for deliberate/intentional discrimination Returned burden of proving job requirement was BFOQ back to employer Civil Service Reform Act 1978 Established the current system for regulating labor-mgmt relationships in the federal government Comprehensive Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) Requires private employers offer continued health benefits to terminated or retired employees for 18 months Employee Polygraph Protiction Act 1988 Limits an employer's ability to use lie detector tests Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Regulate private pension plans. It regulates vesting and portability rights Administered by IRS, DOL & Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Equal Employment Opportunity Act companies with 100 or more employees are required to file an annual report with the EEOC 1972 Extended the coverage of the Civil Rights Act (1964) to include state and local governments as well as public and private educational institutions Equal Pay Act 1963 Prohibits discrimination in wages, benefits and pensions based on a worker's gender Executive Order 10988 1962 Encourages bargaining in federal sector. Followed by state laws encouraging bargaining by state and local gvmt
Executive Order 11246 Feds & Contractors w/contracts over 10k Disallows discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin and gender in employment matters Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 1938 Federal Minimum Wage, overtime, equal pay, record keeping and child labor protection Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 50+ 1993 Permits employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family or medical reasons for each year Immigration Reform and Control Act All employees 1986 Prohibits employers from knowingly hiring illegal aliens and prohibits employment on the basis of national origin of citizenship Labor Management Relations Act 1947 Amended the NLRA. Defined unfair union practices and balanced the power between management and unions Taft-Hartley Created the National Relations Labor Board Landon-Griffin Act 1959 Protects union members from racketeering & other nasty practices by employers & union officials; in addition, it also required unions to submit ann financial reports for exam by the Secretary of Labor.
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