Discrimination of education and part of civil rights act of 1964.
Must have same sports for man and women
Discrimination in the workplace
Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
Can not hire or fire based on race (White, black, Asian pacific, Hispanic) sex, Religion (employers don’t
accommodate for religious practices balance reasonable accommodation v undue burden) or national origin
Sexual orientation discrimination is not protected under the law yet. Some states have this law but federal
law does not say this
All aspects of working relationship: promoting, hiring, firing, treating differently in workplace.
Proving discrimination cases
More overt, for ex if you only hire women
Must prove motive. Someone heard you make a statement that you don’t want to hire men.
Employer has a policy that at face value isn’t discriminatory, however statistically the policy will impact a
Is it a business necessity to have a high school diploma to perform well at the next level if more black
people don’t have them compared to white people.
Intent does not matter
Equal Pay Act
Americans with Disabilities
Discriminatory Acts have short statute of limitations
first bring complaint to state agency before to Equal opportunity commission. Sometimes EEOC brings the suit itself. (W