Employment Discrimination

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Essay #: 065722
Total text length is 13,037 characters (approximately 9.0 pages).

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Employment Discrimination
Discrimination in employment practices and on the job is a major concern for business owners and operators as well as other employers, such as municipal or governmental agencies. A Title VII discrimination suit can destroy all that a business owner has worked for, radically alter the way an organization conducts its business costing additional thousands of dollars and ruin the reputation of a business or organization in a community. One tool that is increasingly used by employers that has been the subject of recent legal debate is pre-employment examinations. To the extent that an employer utilizes an examination to determine if an employee is qualified fro a job, such employer must be able to certify that neither...
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.....business’s employment and ethics policies must be relatively flexible and able to adapt to changes in the law that occur with shifts in societal attitude to what constitutes discriminatory practices.
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