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CHAPTER 23 Discrimination in Employment. 23-1Legal versus Illegal Discrimination 23-2Proving Illegal Discrimination. 23-1 Legal versus Illegal Discrimination. GOALS Recognize the difference between legal and illegal employment discrimination

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Chapter 23 discrimination in employment

CHAPTER 23Discrimination in Employment

23-1Legal versus Illegal Discrimination

23-2Proving Illegal Discrimination


23 1 legal versus illegal discrimination

23-1Legal versus Illegal Discrimination

GOALS

  • Recognize the difference between legal and illegal employment discrimination

  • List the various statutes governing employment discrimination

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Focus

FOCUS

  • Do employers discriminate to find the best person for the job based on individual abilities?

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When is discrimination illegal

WHEN IS DISCRIMINATION ILLEGAL?

  • Protected classes

    • Race and color

    • Gender

    • Pregnancy

    • Age

    • Religion

    • Disability

    • National origin

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When is discrimination illegal1

WHEN IS DISCRIMINATION ILLEGAL?

(continued)

  • Scope of protection

    • Against unjustified conditions of employment

    • Governing most employers

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Chapter 23 discrimination in employment

Name the bases for unjustified discrimination in employment.

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Laws that prohibit employment discrimination

LAWS THAT PROHIBIT EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • Equal Pay Act of 1963

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

  • Americans with Disabilities Act

  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act

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Chapter 23 discrimination in employment

Name the laws discussed in this section that prohibit unjustified discrimination in employment.

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23 2 proving illegal discrimination

23-2Proving Illegal Discrimination

GOALS

  • Discuss how a case based on unequal treatment is proven

  • Describe how a case based on disparate impact is proven

  • Recognize the forms of sexual harassment

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Focus1

FOCUS

  • If you felt that your employer discriminated against you, what could you do?

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Unequal treatment cases

UNEQUAL TREATMENT CASES

  • Evidence of unequal treatment

    • Cases based on direct evidence

    • Cases based on indirect evidence

    • Cases based on statistics

  • Employer’s defenses

    • Business necessity

    • Bona fide occupational qualification

    • Seniority

    • Pretexts

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Chapter 23 discrimination in employment

What are the three main bases for unequal treatment cases?

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Disparate impact cases

DISPARATE IMPACT CASES

  • By statistical proof

  • Employer’s defenses

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Chapter 23 discrimination in employment

What does disparate impact mean?

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Sexual harassment cases

SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASES

  • Quid pro quo

  • Hostile environment

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Chapter 23 discrimination in employment

What are the two forms of sexual harassment?

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