Chapter 1 Outline Defining Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Departments of Labor and Homeland Security Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action The Myths of Affirmative Action Evolution of EEO Legislation The Equal Pay Act of 1963 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Acts Affecting Veterans Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 Retirement Equity Act of 1984 Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 The Civil Rights Act of 1991 Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 Other Employment Laws and Court Interpretations Executive Orders and Affirmative Action Major Cases and Interpretations State Employment Laws Major Areas of Abuse and Litigation in Hospitality Operations Recruitment and Selection Age Discrimination Reverse Discrimination Employee Benefits and Sex Discrimination Religious Discrimination Seniority Recruitment Advertising Wrongful Discharge Issues in a Social Context Women in the Hospitality Work Force Overtime Work Laws Impact of Unethical Business The Aging Work Force Employment Practices Liability Insurance Continuing Education Avoid Lawsuits (and Unionization) 2
Using Credit Reports as Employment Checks Americans with Disabilities Act Background Defining Disability Qualifying for Work ADA: The First Years Communicable Diseases
Competency 1 Objective: Describe the EEOC and distinguish between EEO laws and affirmative action. Before the 1960s, discrimination in the workplace was widespread in the United States. In fact, only government employees and union members had any type of protection at all. This does not mean, of course, that all employers abused their employees; it does mean, however, that employers could do so with impunity. Because there was almost no regulation of human... [continues]
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