Employment Law Paper

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Employment Law Paper
Tonya J. Sevion
BUS / 415 Business Law
University of Phoenix
Dr. Deborah Alsup, Instructor
April 1, 2008

Employment Law Paper

The Civil Rights Act enacted in 1964 (Title VII) was initiated to prohibit employment discrimination regardless of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In the early 1990’s employment discrimination legislation passed two major Acts. The 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act and Civil Rights Act. These amendments were to strengthen, as well as, improve Federal civil rights laws; to provide damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination, and to clarify provisions regarding disparate impact actions. While working at Muncie Federal Bank, as Teller in 1990, I was
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He was previously informed of the incident and was already prepared to take a unified stance with the Supervisor. He responded, “You need to learn to accept when you are given more responsibilities.” I explained that my complaint was not about job responsibilities but about gossip that creates a hostile working environment. He excused me from his office with no resolution and an impression to except this type of behavior, and be thankful for a job. Although the amended Civil Rights Acts, Title 1 Federal Civil Rights Remedies, Section 118 alternate means of dispute resolution, had not been introduced, there should have been mediation. Mediation would possibly resolved the interpersonal conflict, and issue of difference of labor and responsibilities. Also, the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 already existed, which contained prohibited personnel practices, and promoted overall fairness in personnel actions. The CEO had an ethical to duty to perform and he opted to loose a valued worker instead. Unionization would have protected against unfair and unethical labor practices. The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA) covers employees. The resolution that I must accept the working conditions was derived from fear of

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