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    will cover three different Government Agencies. The first agency being covered is the Department of Commerce (DOC). The next agency this memo will cover is the Department of Labor (DOL). The final agency that will be covered is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The purpose of this memo is to inform the reader about the role of the three previously mentioned agencies in the business world. First I will give an overview of how the DOC relates to the business world. The DOC…

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    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) which is one of the Executive order Agencies, is an agency put in place to interpret, administer, and enforce employment laws when it comes to staffing. (Heneman, 2014, 56). This agency is place to prevent discrimination against employees based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. In order to enforce these laws, they provide federal and…

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    history, that it is human nature that repeats itself, not history. “ (John Toland). We say we stand together as a “united nation”. Claiming to be free, liberal and equal to one another. We fill our mouths with words that have multiple meanings, saying this country is the gateway to opportunity and accomplishment. Yet, we deine those opportunities to those we don't consider worthy of living the american dream. Filling our minds with hate and ignorance, we take it into our hands to create laws…

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    Harassment is any unwelcomed conduct that involves discrimination based on sex, race, color religion, national origin, age, disability or generic reasons. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), harassment rises to the level of becoming illegal when it becomes a condition of employment or it becomes so severe that it creates a work environment that is unbearable due to being abusive or hostile working conditions. It is also noted that there is an expectation of severity…

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    EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores, Inc. was a case where the EEOC sued Abercrombie because the company refused to give a job to a woman named Samantha Elauf because of her head scarf. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc is a national chain of clothing stores that requires its employees to follow the “Look Policy” that reflects the Store’s style and forbids black clothing and any sort of caps. It claimed that the company violated Title Vll of the civil…

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    The Gender Wage Gap In 1963 the Federal government passed the Equal Pay Act to prohibit employers from discriminating based on the way employees of opposite sexes are compensated. The Act required employers to compensate employees of equal skill, effort, and responsibility, equally. While the gender wage gap has closed significantly since then, women are still making less than men at the same jobs. A portion of the pay gap for working young college graduates can be attributed to their individual…

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    The Employment Discrimination law protects all workers from sexual harassment or any other type of discrimination and is dictated on the level of both federal and state. The Title VI of Civil Rights Acts of 1964, which is enforced by US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, makes it unlawful and illegal to discriminate someone because of their national origin, religion, color, race or sex. Any physical or verbal behavior of sexual nature, sexual advances that are not welcomed, or request for…

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    Laser cautions the older candidate not to sabotage the interview by airing frustrations of job hunting. Organization and planning will soften the difficulties of the job hunting process and minimize the inevitable stress associated with seeking employment. My research paper, “Ageism is Alive and Thriving in U.S. Businesses,” is about companies practicing age discrimination. More specifically, addressing the discrimination against hiring the older person who has recently graduated with a…

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    An Article within this law, Title VII, addresses job discrimination and the establishing of the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity commission), is what the background checks fall upon. The EEOC primary role is enforcing the federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against job applicant or current employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,…

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    The Importance Of Parental Leave

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    past 20 years. Beyond the Numbers. 2(18). Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-2/paid-leave-in-private-industry-over-the-past-20-years.htm Kaufman, G., Lyonette, C., & Crompton, R. (2010). Post-Birth Employment Leave Among Father in Britain and the United States. Fathering: A Journal Of Theory, Research, & Practice About Men As Fathers, 8(3), 321-340. doi:10.3149/fth.0803.321. Retrieved from…

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