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The Americans with Disabilities Act is a federally approved piece of legislation, designed to stop discrimination and to afford equal opportunities to those who are disabled. The Americans with Disabilities Act helps to protect against discrimination for persons who have physical or mental...
Ethics are viewed as one of the most important aspects of business and industry today. However, breach of ethical behaviour is not uncommon in an organisation. Because business and industry function in a highly competitive environment, management will often make decisions in their self‐interest...
In 1964, the Civil Rights Act began the transformation of the United States to a tolerant nation by prohibiting employment discrimination because of race, colour, sex, national origin, or religion. Now, after thirty‐six years, what was once an inferno has now been subdued and significantly...
Nevada and Atlantic City, New Jersey dominated the Gaming Industry until 1989. Since their inception, they have discriminated against minorities, especially African Americans. Casinos even discriminate against people who seem to have better than average luck. These people are referred to as card...
The purpose of this article is to illustrate how the Unruh Act affects the workplace during these times. The Unruh Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination and enforces equal rights in business establishments. Since its enactment it has been modified to try to encompass the diversity of all of...
One of the biggest areas of confusion and concern today for managers relates to the proper process for terminating employees. Handled improperly it can be very expensive to an organisation if an employee chooses to sue in court; even if the company wins. An even greater cost may occur to an...
Title IX is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, and while Title IX addresses a wide variety of educational issues, issues relating to athletics are the most contentious. Through Title IX, the federal government is attempting to right the wrongs of past discrimination...
This article briefly discusses the history of the American labour force. Following by a discussion of the importance of enforcement of labour standards as well as an in‐depth look within the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, including its function units and specifically what each unit is...
The purpose of this article is to explore the historical differences in wages between different groups (women, minorities, older employees, and other distinct groups) and to analyse whether wage gaps are due to discrimination. Statistical data on wages, population, and education were accumulated...
Employment classification is once again becoming a hot issue. Despite the fact that the Fair Labor Standards Act was passed in 1938, in the year 2003 we continue to see exploitation of employees currently classified under the exempt classification. However, employees are increasingly challenging...
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