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Overview of Discrimination in Employment

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Since the Civil Rights Movement of the early 1960's, federal and state governments have passed a number of laws protecting employees from discrimination based on factors not directly related to the quality of an individual's work. Employers are responsible for understanding anti-discrimination regulations to ensure employees are protected from discrimination and harassment on the job. In addition, employers must keep records The following resources provide basic information about equal employment opportunity laws and regulations applicable to the workplace. Overview of Anti-Discrimination Laws Learn about laws enforced ...
"Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations. Thus disability is a complex phenomenon, reflecting an interaction between features of a person’s body and features of the society in which he or she lives. " An individual may also qualify as disabled if he/she has had an impairment in the past ...
Employment Non-Discrimination Act - The Petition Site
 Hello,I am reaching out to the 1,000's of you, please forward this to those who might want to help. I may be in a small town, in NY,  but we my friends of GLBT reach across the whole USA. "ENDA" The Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Is an Act to help protect the GLBT community from discrimination. This is my personal story and why we must all support ENDA- Employment Non Discrimination Act.I ask of  all of those in Public Service, Please support ENDA.Help end discrimination in the work place and help stop retaliation.Senators and Congresspeople, you have to  push for this Bill to ... market research, surveys and trends
Overview of Disability in China
People with disabilities in China, prior to the year 1980, were referred to with discriminatory terms such as, "can fei," which means, "the handicapped and useless." Social attitudes towards people with disabilities have gone through a gradual, yet fundamental change in China since then, thanks to the active advocacy of people within the disability community in China, as well as governmental support for disability initiatives. In China today the term, "can ji ren," meaning, "persons with disabilities," or, "disabled persons," is used commonly by people in the general public and ... market research, surveys and trends


Federal Government
With about 2.0 million civilian employees, the Federal Government, excluding the Postal Service, is the Nation's largest employer. About 85 percent of Federal employees work outside the Washington, DC metropolitan area. A substantial number of job openings will arise as many Federal workers are expected to retire over the next decade; competition is high during times of economic uncertainty, however, when workers seek the stability of Federal employment. The Federal Government was established by the Constitution to provide services to the public. While these services vary considerably, all are designed to improve the lives ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Evidence on Discrimination in Employment: Codes of Color, Codes of ...
Aug 15, 2008 ... elimination or reproduction of discrimination in employment? ... mean income was about 60 percent of U.S. mean income in 1980 and 1990. 2 The only significant exception ...... $81.5 million discrimination; occupational desegregation; ...... J. Struyk, "An Overview of Auditing for Discrim- ination. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Widespread legal repercussions expected from "Deepwater Horizon" oil spill
Since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig on April 20, 2010, individuals and corporations with financial interests in the Gulf of Mexico have been watching and waiting to see the extent of damage caused by the oil flowing from the MC252 well. Yesterday, the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) released its long-anticipated report on its recommendations for the 2010 Dietary Guidelines. The program covers “early retirees” who are (a) age 55 or older but not yet eligible for Medicare; and (b) not active employees of an employer currently contributing to an employer-based plan. As we've blogged ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Support for employees - Know your religious rights
Everyone is entitled to equal rights when it comes to their religious beliefs in the workplace, but all too often these are compromised within an office environment. It's an issue that affects every echelon of the working world, regardless of an employee's standing, from the lowest to the highest paid. Fortunately, there is a legal framework in place to assist, but it's important to know your rights. The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) and Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 made it unlawful for employers to discriminate against their employees on grounds of sexual orientation or ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Training programme - Spring - version 5
An overview of discrimination in employment. • The legal concepts behind present discriminatory legislation. • Undertaking an appropriate employment ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination: Questions And Answers
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), which protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older; Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended (ADA), which prohibit employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in the private sector, and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Overview of Discrimination in Employment
This document provides a summary of the law in this area and answers questions frequently asked of attorneys in the Office of General Counsel. However, the information presented here is intended for informational purposes only and nothing in this document should be construed or relied upon as legal advice. The Office of General Counsel or your Campus Legal Counsel should be consulted regarding the specific facts and circumstances associated with any legal matter. This document provides a summary of the law in this area and answers questions frequently asked of ...
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