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Gender Discrimination

Chapter 6

1. A female restaurant employee is on the phone in the kitchen talking to her mother. The chef of the restaurant comes up to the employee, throws off his chef's hat, grabs both the employees arm and begins shaking her violently and screaming at her. She reports this to the police. She is later terminated a sues for gender discrimination. Will she win? Why or why not?

2.Employee says she was forced to quit her job because of her status as a mother of young children. She claimed that her female supervisor created a hostile work environment that violated Title VII. she was replaced by another mother. Does she win?

Chapter 7

7. A female employee has an operation on her breast and, when she returns to work, a male employee "jokingly" asks to see her scare. Actionable sexual harassment? What to do you think?

10. Trudy comes to Pat, her supervisor, and tells her that Jack has been sexually harassing her by making suggestive remarks, comments, and jokes, constantly asking her for dates, and by using every available opportunity to touch her. Pat has been friends with Jack for a long time and can't imagine Jack would do such a thing. Pat is hesitant to move on Trudy's complaint. What should Pat do?

Chapter 8

2. When the FBI learns that Mary, its FBI agent, is a lesbian, Mary is fired. Mary goes to an attorney to find out about the possibility of suing to get her job back. What does the attorney likely tell her?

3. As a manager, an employee comes to you and tells you that he has a hunch that one of the other employees is probably gay. What do you do?

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Chapter 6

1. A female restaurant employee is on the phone in the kitchen talking to her mother. The chef of the restaurant comes up to the employee, throws off his chef's hat, grabs both the employees arm and begins shaking her violently and screaming at her. She reports this to the police. She is later terminated a sues for gender discrimination. Will she win? Why or why not?
There is no gender discrimination because the female employee has not been terminated because of her gender but she has been terminated because of indiscipline. She has been found talking to her mother over phone during work time.
The act of grabbing her arms and shaking her violently and screaming may be construed to be an act of anger and frustration. This is not an act of sexual harassment as the act is not that of sexual nature but that of frustration and exasperation.
The company has erred in summarily discharging her. This is not a case of gross misconduct and so she should be given notice and if she persists with the indiscipline then she can be discharged lawfully.

2.Employee says she was forced to quit her job because of her status as a mother of young children. She claimed that her female supervisor created a hostile work environment that violated Title VII. she was replaced by another mother. Does she win?
The argument that she was forced to ...

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