Flashcards in 34/35 Deck (13)
Oklahoma and 21 other states are this. you can be hired or fired for any reason as long as it isn't an illegal one, if you are a contract employee this takes away the will of it
whenever an employer discharges an employee in violation of the contract
courts have to make determinant about whats right for the greatest number of people
when an employee feels so harassed or intimidated that they quit themselves, can carry punitive damages
occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)
designed to protect workers in their work environments and promote safe working conditions
designed to help an injured employee who was working within the scope of their employment, if outside the scope then it isn't covered. different value of damages.
a class of persons that cannot be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender or age, and disability
prohibits job discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, and gender in the hiring, firing, or at anytime during the employment process
equal employment opportunity commission
monitors compliance with the title VII, they must be consulted first before a suit can be filed in district court
intentional discrimination by an employer usually against a single individual
unintentional discrimination by employers of a group because of facially neutral practices they use in hiring, screening, and sometimes promotion process
prima facie case of disparate treatment
this means that the plaintiff has met the initial burden and will win unless the employer can present a legally acceptable defense.