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the commission created by title 7, investigates job discrimination complaints

equal employment opportunity commission

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steps taken to eliminate present effects of past discrimination

affirmative action

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responsible

office of federal contract compliance programs

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the act requiring equal pay for equal work, regardless of sex

equal pay act of 1963

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the act prohibiting arbitrary age discrimination and specifically protecting individuals over 40 years old

age discrimination act in employment act of 1967

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the act requiring certain federal contractors to take affirmative action for disabled persons

vocational rehabilitation act of 1973

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an amendment to title vII of the civil rights act that prohibits sex discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related medial conditions.

pregnancy discrimination act

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guidelines issued by federal agencies charged with ensuring compliance with equal employment federal legislation explaining recommended employer proocedures in detail

uniform guidelines

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persons such as minorities and women protected by equal opportunity laws

protected class

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the act that places the burden fo proof back on employers and permits compensatory and punitive damages

civil rights act of 1991

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a discrimination allegation case in which the employer argues that the employment action taken was motivated not by discrimination, but by some nondiscriminatory reason such as ineffective performance

mixed-motive case

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the act requiring employers to make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees, it prohibits discrimination against disabled persons

Americans with disabilities act

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those who can carry out the essential functions of the job

qualified individuals

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harassment on the basis of sex that has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with a persons work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile work enviornment

sexual harrassment

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the act that provides that a person who commits a crime of violence motivated by gender shall be liable to the party injured

federal violence against women act of 1994

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the overall impact of employer pratices tha result in significantly higher percentages of members of minorities and other protected groups being rejected for employment

adverse impact

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discrepancy between rates of rejecction of members of a protected group

disparate rejection rates

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minority selection rate less than 80% of that for the group with highest rate is evidence of adverse impact

4/5ths rule

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demonstration that an employers hiring practices exclude protected group

restricted policy

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requirement that an employee be of a certain religion, sex, or national origin where that is reasonably necessary to normal operation

bona fide occupational qualification

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gnevance procedure that provides for binding arbitration as the last step

alternative dispute resolution or adr program

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variety of multiplicity of demographic features that characcterize a companys workforce

diversity

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ascribing specific behavioral traits to individuals based on their membership in a group

sterotyping

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taking specific actions toward a person based on the persons group

discrimination

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seeking minorities to fill high profile positions rather than seeking full representation of the group

tokenism

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tendency to view members of other social groups less favorably

ethnocentrism

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tendency to associate women with certain jobs

gender-role stereotypes

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maximizing diversity's potential benefits while minimizing problems

managing divesity

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an affirmative action strategy that emphasizes identifying and eliminating obstacles to hiring and promoting women and minorities

good-faith effort strategy

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white males are discriminated against due to afirmative action

reverse discrimination