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    Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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    Need personal responses on four questions.
    1)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 (one example for each of the three qualifications).

    2)Summarize the main features of the ADA and include an example of a "qualified individual" and a "reasonable accommodation".

    3)Discuss what actions employers may take to defend themselves against sexual harassment liability.

    4)Discuss the importance of and the basic features of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

    All four answers need to be 200 words in length and thank you.

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    1)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 (one example for each of the three qualifications).

    In reference to legally hiring based upon otherwise discriminatory variables in regard to only hiring employees who are from a certain religion, sex, or national origin, this can only occur when there exists a bona fide occupational qualification. If the company can prove that a (BFOQ) exists wherein the job requires a person to be of a certain religion, sex, or national origin, the application of any Title VII regulations or rules is nullified, and the employer is able to engage in what would be construed as discrimination under any other circumstances. Some examples of this would include a line of clothing that is for females, and the company provides the reasoning that only female models will be hired to model these clothes as sales of the clothing are contingent upon female models who are representative of the intended target market for the clothing. A male model would not be allowed to model these clothes and would be disqualified from applying to do so because of the (BFOQ).

    Another example would be a religious school that only allows its' headmaster to be someone who practices their religion. This would constitute a justifiable usage of the (BFOQ) wherein it is construed as imperative that the person who runs the school is in alignment with the religious beliefs and doctrine of the school. The most striking example for national origin in the U.S. is the job of the President of the United States of ...

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    Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act is examined. The importance of the basic features of the Civil Rights Act is discussed.

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