March 18, 2013

The Law and Your Job

Major Federal Laws

What types of employers are regulated under Title VII?

Public sector and private sector employers that employ at least fifteen employees are covered by this federal law. Unions and employment agencies are also covered under Title VII. It should be remembered, however, that employers with fewer than fifteen employees may be covered under state law prohibiting discrimination in employment.

>>What are the major federal anti-discrimination laws?
>>What aspects of the employment relationship are regulated by these laws?
>>What types of employers are regulated under Title VII?
>>How do I know if an action is discriminatory in violation of the law?
>>What should I do if I think I have been discriminated against in violation of the law?
>>How does someone file a charge under federal law?
>>What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act?
>>What types of employers are regulated under the ADEA?
>>Is there a federal agency responsible for enforcing the ADEA?
>>What is Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act?
>>What is a “disability”?
>>What types of employers are regulated under the ADA?
>>Is there a federal agency responsible for enforcing the ADA?


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