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Laws that are currently used in employment discrimination

You recently interviewed an African American candidate, but did not hire her. When she found out she did not get the job, she called the office and said she felt the hiring decision was discriminatory and she was considering taking legal action. What laws would she base this on? To justify your employment decision, what factors need to be addressed?

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When ascertaining whether the woman would have anything to base her claims upon, you must focus on the evidence. Did the company have an equal opportunity policy wherein they only hired the most qualified applicants regardless of ...

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This solution provides the student with an explanation on the current use of discrimination law in regard to employment. The use of an hypothetical scenario is assessed to determiine if the person who is alleging discrimination could win their case.