Gelato Cheese Company: Are They in Compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)?

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Introduction The purpose of this assignment is to consider whether or not Gelato Cheese Company should make any changes in order to be in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). This paper will discuss the definition of Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and its application in employment decisions. In order to be employed at Gelato Cheese Company for its cleaning crew, it is required that you have a high school diploma/ or GED equivalent and at the present moment, the company whole cleaning crew is under the age of 30 and white. The case Gelato Cheese Company is a company that is a processor of cheese and it is sold throughout the United States, the…show more content…
Introduction The purpose of this assignment is to consider whether or not Gelato Cheese Company should make any changes in order to be in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). This paper will discuss the definition of Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and its application in employment decisions. In order to be employed at Gelato Cheese Company for its cleaning crew, it is required that you have a high school diploma/ or GED equivalent and at the present moment, the company whole cleaning crew is under the age of 30 and white. The case Gelato Cheese Company is a company that is a processor of cheese and it is sold throughout the United States, the company has 200 employees at its processing plant with 85% of those employees being white, 15% other and 83% of its employees are between the ages of 25 and 35. In Heartland Corners, 75% of that population has completed high school and that percent is of the white population, compared to 25 percent of the other minority groups. The question is: How is this information important in considering whether Gelato is in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits most of the discrimination and harassment in the workplaces. The provision of the Title VII covers all the state, local government, private employees as well as educational institutions that

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