Include a discussion on other relevant aspects addressing discrimination complaints and disputes in the workplace. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Discussion Questions: Can your company legally change your job responsibilities, reduce your salary, or assign you to a different department? Explain why or why not. What are the potential legal considerations for the employer in the event of such
In June of 1996, the EEOC abided by these principles by releasing its report, indicating that Texaco was guilty of failing to promote African American employees and other types of discrimination. These findings by the EEOC gave the case a much-needed burst of energy. This proved to be a direct violation of the law, and this unethical treatment of African-Americans would work to be the detriment of the
To: Chief Executive Officer SUBJECT: Constructive Discharge Claim Per your request, I have completed an initial research on the former employee claim for constructive discharge against our Company under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He bases his suit on religious discrimination due to the new production schedule that took effect the beginning of the year. In his opinion, the new production schedule requires employees to work on holy days thereby, discriminating against employees whose religious practice does not allow them to work on these particular days. The employee alleges that enforcement of the new policy forced him to resign his position before the effective date of the new schedule. Religious discrimination involves
Should they oppose unionization? What arguments or defenses might the hospital raise to the union’s organizing issues? If the company elects to resist unionization, what steps must the company follow? What unfair labor practices need to be avoided by management? Happy Trails’ management team may engage in any number of activities during the unionization.
The Supreme Court ruled that such standards, even though applied equally to all employees, were discriminatory because (1) they had an adverse impact on a protected class (African Americans) and (2) Duke Power was unable to show that the standards were related to subsequent job performance. (Gomez-Mejia, L., Balkin, D., Cardy, R., 2010) The reason that this case and the scenario at the toy company are related is due to the fact that the change in the shift change policy standards do not apply, nor are they related to subsequent job performance. Although the employee voluntarily resigned after the policy change, the
I would have no desire to use, “the N-word” but to say that only one race is able to say the word is discriminating the other races when you think about it. When you complain about people using a word and then you use it you are not setting a good example and your request will not be taken seriously. Even if you were to agree with only African Americans being able to use this term, it still does not justify New South editors/publishers changing Twains original work. It was a commonly used term back then and anyone who is offended by the use of it should understand it is such an important
Survival or Discrimination? Two articles that demonstrate opposing views on the responses to terrorism post 9/11 are Michelle Malkin’s article, “Racial Profiling: A Matter of Survival” and Arsalan Iftikhar’s web site piece, “Losing Liberties.” Malkin’s and Iftikhar’s articles present two diverse points of view involving the treatment of Muslims in America post September 11, 2001. These writers’ views also lead them to argue the United States’ Justice System and fundamental American values. While Malkin believes that racial profiling is acceptable when our national security is at risk, Iftikhar argues that racial profiling is never tolerable. Malkin cites an example of the FBI agency being accused of “ethnic profiling” for questioning Muslims
Although it seems so simple, Atticus redressing Scout about using this contemptuous term is a big step in helping her understand that African Americans are human beings. Some of the best examples of racial prejudice are revealed in the trial of Tom Robinson. During his trial, Tom Robinson is misjudged mainly because he is black. Mr. Gilmer, Tom's prosecutor, calls Tom "boy" to make him seem as though he is of lesser equality than others in the court room. Another example of racial prejudice in Tom Robinson’s trial is the verdict.
Today many critics contend that affirmative action has outlived its usefulness. The argument is that affirmative action was a temporary policy meant to redress those who felt the sting of Jim Crow Laws. They perceive America as a less racist society, pointing to recent successes of Senator Barrack Obama, an African America who is the first black to be elected president of the United States of America. They further point to the appointments of Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell as U.S. Secretaries of State.
When addressing racist audiences during his senate campaign, he gathered up the racism in his own comments, ensuring people that he could never see blacks living equally with whites. Another debatable conflict was Lincoln’s views on race. His opinions were not very different from the majority of the southern men. Yet slavery was wrong he still felt as if there was a physical difference between the white and black races that will prevent the two races from living together on socially and equal in society. His solution to this everlasting problem was to ship blacks off to any other country other than the United