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    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces EEO laws and also provides oversight and coordination of all Federal EEO regulations, practices, and policies. EEOC is an independent Federal agency originally created by Congress in 1964 to enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Equal Employment Opportunities have played a huge role in giving equal rights to every American in the workplace today. Without it, many Americans with disabilities and of different races would struggle to acquire the job that they want and sometimes deserve. It is a great system as of today, but; it has come a very long way throughout the years since it has been established. It was first established by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.…

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    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…

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    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission helps with interpreting and enforcing federal laws prohibiting discrimination. Before EEOC, there were many people who were being fired from there jobs for being a certain color, believing in a different religion, coming from a different country and more. This was not okay and a lot of people protested. The making and start of a new change didn't come easy. There were several public displays of protesters being beaten, attacked by dogs and sprayed…

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    The History of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was created under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency responsible for eliminating employment discrimination (by private employers) based on race, color, sex, religion and national origin. It is also responsible for the elimination of…

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    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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    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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    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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    Abstract The Americans with Disabilities Act was created and signed into law in 1990. EEOC, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is responsible for enforcing EEOC laws and being sure Human Resource Offices are aware of all of their rules and regulations. Human Resource Offices are in charge to inform employees of their EEOC Rights. Disability Discrimination falls under over a thousand categories but it can also include harassment because of disability. Victims can be granted awards in a court…

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    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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    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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