Discrimination on the basis of an individual's protected class status is prohibited by Federal law. In employment practices, hiring employees based on their religion, sex and national origin may be permitted; if such qualities are deemed as a bona fide occupational qualification (BOFQ) for the job. The solution explains in detail three examples of a BFOQ and includes 270 words.
The student asked the following question: When may an organization legally hire employees based upon "religion, sex, or national origin"? Provide an example of a job that would permit such a restriction (1 example for each of the three qualifications). This solution explains what a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ) is,