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History of Employment Law and Whitsleblower Cases

What is the chronological order of the major legislation that makes up the history of employment law in this country? For each law, state the social problem the law was designed to address, and discuss how employment law has affected the workplace in the last three decades.

Your employee, Tom Smith, believes women are treated as inferiors in the department where he works. He has complained to his supervisor, Doug Greer, who is also your employee, and to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Greer has responded by reducing Smith's salary and opportunities for overtime. Does Smith have a case against your company? If so, describe his cause of action and what he must prove to recover.

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1. What is the chronological order of the major legislation that makes up the history of employment law in this country? For each law, state the social problem the law was designed to address, and discuss how employment law has affected the workplace in the last three decades.

-Clayton Act
The Clayton Act passed in 1914 was instrumental in establishing provisions protecting organized labor by dictating that the Act could be construed as providing impetus for Federal Anti-Trust laws to be construed to forbid the existence and operation of labor organizations, and it forbade such organizations to be held or construed to be illegal combinations or conspiracies. Quintessentially the Act opened up the ability for labor unions to form against the harsh conditions of employment during this ...

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This solution provides an in depth chronological order of the major legislation repsonsible for shaping employment law in America.

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