Employment Law Case Study

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Week Three Assignment Renee Munoz Employment Law Professor : Brain Lahargoue Devry University November 14, 2011 Week Three Assignment Question one: Define BFOQ and list to which characteristics it applies. Answer: Definition of BFOQ, Bona Fide Occupational Qualification. Employers may discriminate because of religion, gender, and national origin if they can establish that there is a bona fide occupation qualification. This condition does not generally apply to race and color, except for the casting of certain actors in the movie theatre. Says Moran, J Employment Law, p.188 Question Two: What is the purpose of the Glass Ceiling Commission? Answer: The purpose of the Glass ceiling Commission is to give women and minorities a chance at advancement…show more content…
List the criteria for proof of its “remedial nature.” Answer: The requirements of an Affirmative Action Plan; That employees should be hired without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or nation origin. Once selected promotion, compensation, training, and termination should be made without discrimination. Question Five: Sun Loo Chan has been hired as a sales rep with Rockwell Pharmaceuticals, Sun Loo has been subjected to Asian jokes, name calling, and caricature over the past 4 months. He complained on several occasions to his manager, to no avail. How would you advise Sun Loo? Answer: I would advise Sun Loo to check his employee handbook for guidelines in regards to discrimination, as well as a chain of command list. Then Sun Loo will be able to determine what steps are needed to be taken to resolve his issues. If you are not able to resolve your issue with set manager there are always other people you can talk to about your issues. There is a chain of command when certain situations like this come about. References Congress. (1991, Page 185). Employment Law. Retrieved From In Text Citation Employment law Page
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