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Discrimination Law Issues for the Safety Professional

1st Edition

By Thomas D. Schneid

CRC Press

438 pages

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Safety professionals communicate, directly and indirectly with a large number of employees and others on a daily basis. While not lawyers, they regularly deal with legal issues. A subset of their responsibilities includes how to discuss safety without crossing the discriminatory line. To do this, they need an understanding of discrimination laws. D

Table of Contents

History and Overview. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Proactive Protections to Prevent Discrimination under Title VII. Defending a Claim of Discrimination under Title VII. Americans With Disabilities Act. Proactive Protections to Prevent Discrimination under the ADA. Defending a Claim of Discrimination under the ADA. Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Proactive Protections to Prevent discrimination under the ADEA. Defending a Claim of Discrimination under the ADEA. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. Proactive Protections to Prevent Discrimination under GINA. The Equal Pay Act of 1963. Proactive Protections to Prevent Discrimination under EPA. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Proactive Protections to Prevent Discrimination under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Other Federal and State laws Addressing Discrimination in the Workplace.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS030000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
LAW034000
LAW / Environmental
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety