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    Describe two equal employment opportunity laws. How does your current or previous workplace comply with these laws? Provide examples.

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    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) makes it illegal to discriminate against someone "on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex" (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2012). Pregnant women and medical conditions related to pregnancy are included within coverage of this law. In addition, this law makes it illegal to retaliate against someone for complaining about discrimination or participating in a discrimination lawsuit or investigation. In this manner it protects the employee further from fear of recrimination. Furthermore, the law requires ...

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    This solution describes two equal employment opportunity laws. It also explains how a particular workplace complies with these laws and provides examples. APA reference is included.