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Employment Law
Description and Requirement of Law Court Case Influential to Establishment of Law
Importance of Law
Workplace Application

1 Civil Rights Act of 1964
Forbade discrimination on the basis of sex as well as race, religion, color, sex, or national origin in hiring, promoting, and firing Public Law 82-352 (78 Stat. 241). Enacted due to the end of slavery. Men and women of all races would not be discriminated against for a job. 12 Protects against workplace discrimination or sexual harassment at companies with more than 15 employees.

2 Equal Employment Opportunity Act
Gives the ability to sue Federal Courts when found reasonable cause to believe that there has been employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, or national origin. Complaints of inequality and many lawsuits about discrimination. So people would not be discriminated against and so they receive fair consideration based on talents and abilities. 13 93,277 discrimination charges were made in 2009. EEOC resolved 85,980 of them.

3 Equal Pay Act 1963
It is a United States Federal Law amending the Fair Labor Standards Act eliminating wage disparity between the sexes. Signed into law June 10, 1963 by President John F. Kennedy as part of his New Frontier Program Men and women would be paid the same for the same job. Organizations must comply within any workplace that men or women in the same positions are to be paid the same.

4 Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Forbids age discrimination in employment In 2006, about 23,000 charges were filed under ADEA, which was 16% of EEOC cases.
No one can be discriminated against getting a job because of age.
Organizations must comply within any workplace for any job for any age.

5 Americans with Disabilities Act of ...

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