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Regulation of Employment: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

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Althea, who is African-American has been a deejay for a local Christian music station for several years. The station gets a new general manager and within a month he terminates Althea.

The reason he gave was that is was inappropiate for a black deejay to play music on a white Christian music station. Althea sues the station. What is her best theory for proceeding?

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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is contextualized.

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1. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
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B. applies to all employers engaged in commerce with 15 or more employees for each working day for 20 or more weeks in the current or preceding year.
C. applies to Indian tribes and government-owned corporations
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2. Employment law based on agency principles imposes a duty on the employee to act as authorized. If the employee exceed his/her authority, the employer
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C. is liable for damages or losses incurred by third parties and the employer is entitled to be reimbursed by the employee.
D. None of the choices are correct.

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C. The employees are covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 only.
D. The employees are covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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