Tiffany Gebauer, Heather Charles, Cleo Wilks, Gina Pagan, Martha Ayala
Professor Susan Kajfasz
August 4, 2014
The Handbook is an introduction to your employment with a company and gives you written direction and information about benefits and policy that may affect your employment. The information is for all employees without regard to level of position. The Company, at will employment opportunity policy gives you the right to give notice and leave with or without cause. As well the Company may terminate employment at any time with or without cause. Each employee is obligated to read and comply with the policies and the information in the Handbook. Equal-employment opportunity laws and health and safety laws of the employee handbook have been developed in the following categories: the nondiscrimination issues that need to be addressed, what the organization’s position on nondiscrimination issues, how nondiscrimination policy and health, safety laws impact the organization’s liability, how the nondiscrimination and health and safety laws impact employees, addressing state and federal laws regarding nondiscrimination and health and safety laws, ethical considerations in designing policies, criminal law issues to consider in relationship to equal-employment opportunity laws and health and safety laws and the responsibility in regards to criminal law.
Employment discrimination has been proposed to prohibit discrimination to employees. Within the employee handbook, nondiscrimination issues must be addressed. Each employee is entitled to read the employee handbook and agree that they fully understand terms and policies within of the employer. These addressed issues will include: * Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 * Equal Employment Opportunity Act (EEOA) of 1972 * Civil Rights Act of 1991 * Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 * Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of
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