Sebastin Billings 1-18-2023 Module 2 assignment
Today, I will be talking about the civil rights act.
The civil rights act of 1866 declares African
Americans to be citizens, entitled to a series of rights previously reserved only to white men.
Section 1981 applies to state and local governments and private employers of any size.
applies to some entities that are not employers in a legal sense, but have a contractual
relationship with people that perform work for them.
Section 1981 prohibits discrimination of
race in the enforcement of employment law.
Section 1981 also prohibits discrimination of ethnicity in employment.
Section 1981 confers to
several rights including the right to sue or be sued in court, to give evidence in a lawsuit, and to
Section 1981 is very important.
Disparate treatment is a way to prove illegal employment discrimination.
For example, when my
mom was working for Wipro, she only had to know technology, and she was not good at
technology. nolo.com Disparate impact is a type of unlawful discrimination that occurs when a
seemingly neutral policy that disproportionately affects members of a protected class.
example, at Macon outreach, hiring more men than women as shelf stockers.
Disparate impact is
Bona fide occupational qualification is an exception to title VII's general prohibition of
An example of BFOQ is airline pilots and bus drivers who are assigned a
mandatory retirement age.
Another example is models who need to show authenticity in a role.
Another example is church employees who must be a member of the denomination to fulfill job
BFOQ is very important.
An example of harassment is when someone says "you can't stock shelves because you are
The different types of harassment are discrimination, cyber bullying, verbal abuse,
physical harassment, psychological abuse, and power harassment. Yes, an employer can
discriminate against an employee based on gender, religion, and national origin.
cannot discriminate based on race or color.