Explore BrainMass

Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Rights Review

This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Provide a general summary describing the following laws or acts:

Employee Polygraph Protection Act

Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 9:08 pm ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

The Employee Polygraph Protection Act limits the use of polygraph testing to only specific types of private companies or for certain reasons by private companies. This includes pre employment and during employment. An employee cannot be fired or disciplined or discriminated against for refusing to take a polygraph test.
Only security service firms, and pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, and people who dispense drugs have jobs that can require polygraph tests. Government workers at the federal, state, and local level are not covered under this act. In other companies, only with reasonable suspicion of involvement in an act that causes economic loss ...

Solution Summary

The expert provides a general summary describing equal employment opportunities and employee rights reviews. The Employee Polygraph Protection Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 and Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 was examined.