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Research the term BFOQ in your text and at least one article found through ProQuest. Explain its importance and relevance to our discussion in this course. How might not appropriately incorporating well defined BFOQs lead to difficulties for the organization? How would the concept of BFOQ be linked to "disparate treatment" and/or "disparate impact" in respect to staffing? What is the link between the ADA (1990) and BFOQs? Present your views in 200 words or more in your discussion post. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Remember to properly cite your sources.

Foreign Restrictions on Termination

Search your text and at least one article found through ProQuest on the topic of restrictions on termination of employment in European countries. Assess the different requirements and consider risks, operational requirements for MNCs, modified HRM policies, and any other conditions or restrictions facing a firm operating in such environments. Present your views in 200 words or more in your discussion post. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Remember to properly cite your sources.

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Not incorporating appropriately well defined BFOQs lead to difficulties for the organization. The bona fide occupational qualifications are qualities that employer are allowed to consider when making decisions on hiring, placing, and promoting employees. These are attributes that when considered in other context would constitute discrimination and a violation of employment law (a). If well defined bona fide occupational qualifications are not well defined and not mentioned in the employment offering, there can be discrimination suits against the employer.
The concept of bona fide occupational qualifications is linked to disparate treatment because discriminating policies can be used if gender, national origin, or religion is bona fide occupational qualifications for the position in question. However, color or race is not acceptable as a bona fide occupational qualification (b). Disparate treatment is discrimination under Title VII ...

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I believe that the Bona Fide Occupational Qualification is necessary. There are exceptions to every rule, and this provides an exception to Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. "Title VII states that an employer cannot discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin (Dessler, 2013). In other words, while it is illegal to only hire women to work at Hooters, it is perfectly legal to only hire females to model a new line of women's fashions. "Bona fide occupational qualifications generally only apply to instances in which the BFOQ is considered reasonably necessary to the normal operation of a particular business" (Bona fide occupational qualifications, 2014). Men modeling Victoria's Secret's newest undergarment collection isn't relatable to the company's target market of women, and therefore isn't going to drive sales.

Bona fide occupational qualifications. (2014). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bona_fide_occupational_qualifications

Dessler, G. (2013). Managing Human Resources. (13th ed). Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

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