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Equal Employment Opportunity: The Age Discrimination Act Of 1964

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Equal Employment Opportunity is a series of acts revolved around the belief that you should not be turned away from a job based on race, sex, religion, or creed. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 gave way to the creation of the Equal Employment Opportunity commision, whose job is enforce the laws governing employment. Discrimination of employment includes the following: firing, hiring, promotions,transfer and wage practices. The main acts detailed are as follows.

The Age Discrimination Act of 1967 protects potential employees age 40 and over, but has no effect on people below 40. The Americans with Disabilities act of 1990 states that an employer can not deny an applicant who suffers from a disability. However, if the person applying has a disability
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