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Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

How does the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act affect the ability of managers and an organization to attend to individual needs?

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The purpose of a law is to set guidelines of what is acceptable and legal within the system. Laws are usually complex and are sometimes open to interpretation, and with no exceptions, there are certain weaknesses to each type of law. Let's look at the following three:

Family and Medical Leave Act

This act requires employees in the US to provide their employees with unpaid leave for medical and family reasons. Their position within the organization is also guaranteed during periods of leave.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

This act ensured the civil rights were recognized in the workplace, particularly African-Americans, making it illegal to intentionally discriminate against employees or applicants based on sex, religion, or ethnicity.

Americans with ...

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The Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities are examined. How the Family and Medical Leave Act affects the ability of managers and an organization to attend to individual needs are determined.

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