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School
Western University
Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 2060
Professor
Athena Xenikou
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 3 Legal Issues in employee selection Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) A branch of the department of labour responsible with investigating and prosecuting complaints of employment discrimination. Grievance System: A process in which an employee files a complaint with the organization and a person/committee makes a decision regarding the complaint Mediation: A method of resolving conflict in which a neutral 3 party is asked to help 2 parties reach an agreement. Arbitration: Resolving conflicts in which a neutral 3 party makes the correct decision when 2 parties present their cases. Binding- no appealing decision Nonbinding: may appeal the decision Filing Discrimination Charge No merit= complainant accepts decision or “right to sue” Merit= Settlement between complainant and employer or no settlement reached, case goes to federal district court Protected Class: Any group of people for whom protective legislation has been passed (protected by federal law) Race: Fifth Amendment: Under the U.S constitution, federal government may not deny person equal protection under the law Fourteenth Amendments: Under the U.S constitution, no state may not deny person equal protection under the law Colour protected under the Civil Rights Acts Sex protect under the Civil Rights Acts and Equal Pay Act National Origin protected under Civil Rights Acts (Hispanics are protected under
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