Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Case Study

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Laws EEOC is responsible for enforcing are: Federal Laws prohibit workplace discrimination such as, age, disability, equal pay/compensation, genetic information, harassment, national origin, pregnancy, race/color, religion, retaliation, sex, and sexual harassment After a charge is filed against an organization EEOC will notify the organization within 10 days, in many cases, the organization may choose to resolve a charge through mediation and settlement. Both the organization and the Charging Party will be asked to provide information. After the information is submitted then an EEOC investigator will evaluate the information that both parties has submitted to determine if there is reasonable…

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  • Case Study Of Shoney's Inc.

    these employees pursue legal recourse for the discrimination they have faced. In 1999, Coca-Cola faced a class-action lawsuit for racial discrimination. In response, Coca-Cola paid out a hefty financial penalty in addition to a sweeping overhaul of its employment policies and practices. Due to its efforts, Coca-Cola is currently rated very well, by multiple organizations, for its workplace diversity and inclusion. In 1989, Shoney’s also faced a class-action lawsuit for racial discrimination.…

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  • Genetic Information Discrimination Case Study

    Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA). According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), “Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which prohibits genetic information discrimination in employment, took effect on November 21, 2009.” The law prohibits employees from being fired, discriminated against, paid, promoted, or laid off due to their genetic information. The reason being is genetic testing information is not relevant to…

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  • The Equal Pay Act Of 1963 (EPA)

    The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) The Equal Pay Act was signed by President John F. Kennedy on June 10, 1963 and dictates that women and men in the same workplace receive equal pay for equal work. It is illegal to pay these workers different wages; it is also illegal to retaliate against a worker who reports or files claims of sex-based wage discrimination. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 was passed to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 which set minimum wage and child labor…

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  • Equal Employment Opportunity Analysis

    implement the constitutional right to vote, to bestow authority upon the district courts of the United States to offer judicial order requiring reprieve against discrimination in public accommodations, to allow the attorney General to establish suits to safeguard constitutional rights in public accommodations and public education, to lengthen the Commission on Civil Rights, to avoid discrimination in federally supported programs, to ascertain a Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity, and for…

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  • The Persecution Of Racial Discrimination In The United States

    of historic discrimination continues to weigh on the present; and current day discrimination persists throughout American life in access to healthcare, educational services, employment opportunities, wage levels, and media employment. Discrimination inhibits people 's ability to see the truth of another being and in our American history, we have witnessed so many cases related to discrimination over span of many years. In 1954 Brown v. Board of Education, a case that started the civil war in the…

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  • Lauren Hill Case Study

    (Civil Rights Act of 1991, n.d.; U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, n.d.a; U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, n.d.b). The court should decide whether the low level of salaries paid to Lauren Hill derived from low levels of performance or she has become the victim of unlawful discrimination. If I were a judge,…

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  • Evolution Of The Civil Rights Movement

    is the Civil Right. Such as, the history and evolution of the Civil Right. And what is the civil right purpose? Then, I will also talk about the challenges faced by some Civil Rights leaders, such as Doctor Martin Luther King Junior, Rosa Louis McCauley Parks and how the civil rights leader involved their community and how the stressed peaceful violence. Finally, I will explain what is the EECO (The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and why we do need that law. Historically, to…

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  • ADA Case Study

    Disability and Discrimination – Employment Laws In addition to the ADA and the USERRA, there are additional laws that were put in put into place to protect people with disabilities from discrimination in employment. These laws include; the Rehabilitation Act, the Workforce Investment Act and the Civil Service Reform Act. The Rehabilitation Act which was effective March 24, 2014, supports funding for programs, training and research that assist individuals with disabilities. This includes the…

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  • Equal Pay Gap

    “Finally, in our time a beard is the one thing that a woman cannot do better than a man, or if she can her success is assured only in a circus." ― John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America. It is recognized that men and women are capable of doing the same jobs with the same amount of effort, but women continually get paid less than their male counterpart. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 was signed by John F. Kennedy. The Equal Pay Act was passed with the intentions to give women the…

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