Retaliation And The Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964

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Retaliation and the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
John R. Collins
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
MGMT 533 Social Responsibility, Ethics and Law
Daniel A. Papajcik
March 6, 2016

Charges of workplace discrimination is said to be at an all time high. During the 2015 fiscal year the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity released information that claims there were more than 89,000 charges filed for workplace discrimination. One of the top ten charges is said to be retaliation, which had an estimate 39,757 cases in 2015, which is 44.5 percent of all charges filed. Retaliation is said to be in violation of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, For the purpose of this research paper I will provide the understanding of both Acts, while also taking a case that deals with to provide the basis of the case, the findings, and the outcome of the charges.
Title VII of the Civil Act of 1964 The Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 can be found in the United States Code (Pub. L. 88-352) Volume 42.The basis of the act Title VII is to prevent employment discrimination against race, color, religion, sex and national origin. Title VII prohibits an employer from both (i) discriminating against an employee on the basis of sex, and (ii) retaliating against an employee for complaining about prior discrimination or retaliation. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the purpose of the act is to enforce the
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