Essay on Affirmative Action
February 13, 2014
Haley Major Green
Interactive Simulation Paper
The prevention of workplace discrimination has become a serious issue with hiring companies. Work place discrimination is when employees are treated unfairly due to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, veteran status or disability that is protected by law. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination of a worker due to race, gender, sex, national origin or religion. Companies or organizations must make sure they are adhering to the guidelines for discrimination as set forth in Title VII.
There are many things that can be done to prevent discrimination of people with disabilities or …show more content…
The American Disabilities Act does not cover substance or drug abuse, but the companies can offer their employees opportunities to go to rehabilitation and offer their employee (FMLA) Family Medical Leave Act, for the time off in order to get the help they need, without fearing the loss of their jobs. The simulation gave additional regulations for employees with drug problems. The Drug-Free Workplace Act is a condition for a drug-use testing program to be legal is that employers must distribute a policy stating it is unlawful to manufacture, distribute or use controlled substances in the workplace. In the simulation, the recruitment policy of HHP states all advertisement must be precise, accurate, and complete so it cannot be construed as discriminatory towards a legally protected group of individuals.
Can Title VII override the employment environment and conditions detailed in a written employment contract between an employer and an employee? Explain why or why not. How does the simulation demonstrate this?
Title VII of the Civil Act Law of 1964 requires all employment agreements; verbal or written follows the law as an illegal contract. There have been exceptions to these laws applied to multi-national companies. The exceptions take particular