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    bend and fold with the needs of society. PARTICULARS: • Gender and race: Are both important primary dimension of workforce diversity. Because their contribution within the workforce has transformed, new challenges to business as ascended. • Equal Opportunity: Helpful because this method used to identify and eliminate workplace discrimination, whiling ensuring affirmative action and stopping sexual and racial…

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    a similar job in the coker unit in 1992. Chevron offered Mario the job on the condition that he pass a medical examination, however the doctor at Chevron found that Mario was suffering from a malfunctioning liver. Chevron withdrew the offer of employment because he was unable to process toxins in the plant environments due to the medical conditions would be exacerbated by continued exposure to toxins at the refinery. Mario discovered that he had Hepatitis C after he went for medical…

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    According to the online Oxford Dictionary, discrimination is the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age or sex. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, part of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, protects against discrimination based upon several criteria. It was expanded to not only protect against discrimination in the workplace but in the educational system as well. Understanding the sociological…

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    for them to get a job and be equal with the men (“Women 's Liberation Movement” 2008 December)). Between the years of 1963 and 1970, there was a movement that some women might say was just as important as the suffrage movement. This was called the women’s liberation movement. This movement is still in some ways still going on, and has been for the past 100 years. (“Women 's Liberation Movement” 2008 December)). The fight that has been going on between women and being equal has always been fought…

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    The Equal Pay Act

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    1963 President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act and put an end to an “unconscionable practice of paying female employees less wages than male employees for doing the same job” (Snow & Snow, 2016). The Equal Pay Act was “the first national labor standard to address the practice of women getting paid less than men simply because they were women” (Task Force, 2013). According to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, The Equal Pay Act requires that equal wages be paid to men and women who…

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    III. Anti-Harassment Policy In the year 2014 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received over 21,000 workplace harassment complaints and juries are frequently awarding judgments in the hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars for federal harassment cases (Practical Law Labor & Employment, 2015; U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2014). Anti-harassment policies seek to reduce the number of such harassment incidents in a company’s workplace and in turn prevent such large…

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    hiring her would have been a risk to their particular company. To bring this view to light, “Prohibited Employment Policies/Practices” as enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, clearly states that “it is not illegal under federal law for an employer to limit opportunity due to height and weight if the employer can demonstrate how the need is job related. (Prohibited Employment Policies) This would then address why the company claimed, she was “unfit to evacuate the bus in the…

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    According to The American Association of University Women, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 safeguards individuals against employment discrimination on the grounds of race and color, as well as national origin, sex, and religion. Title VII pertains to employers with fifteen or more employees, including state and local governments. It additionally pertains to employment organizations and to labor establishments, as well as to the federal government. (The American Association of…

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    this. Creamer samples Judith A. Baer and Leslie Friedman Goldstein’s textbook "The Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women," saying that, "the United States remains a male-dominated society." Creamer further quotes several statistics regarding both equal pay and women in power: a 54% growth of women owned businesses between 1997 and 2011, women make up 46.6% of the labor force (as of 2011), woman make up of 51.4% of managerial and professional related positions (as of 2011), women who work for…

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    In 2015, there were 6,822 receipts filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. This number is only the number of times that a charge was filed, this does not take into account how many times someone was sexually harassed and did not report it. Sexual harassment is defined as, “conduct typically experienced as offensive in nature, in which unwanted sexual advances are made in the context of a relationship of unequal power or authority” (Kane-Urrabazo p. 609). There are two main…

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