Services Employment & Re-employment Rights Act (1994)
Prohibits discrimination against military service
members because of past, current, or future military
service. Protects military service workers employment
and rights and benefits of employment.
Pay Act (1963)
Prohibits wage discrimination by requiring equal
pay for equal work of the same skills, effort, and
VII, Civil Rights Act (1964) (1991)
Prohibits the discrimination in all
terms and conditions of employment (including pay and
benefits) on the basis of race, religion, ethnic group,
sex, national origin, or disability.
I, Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)
Protects qualified individuals with disabilities
from unlawful discrimination in employment. Discrimination
is prohibited if the individual can do the essential
job functions. An employer must make reasonable accommodations
for such individuals unless doing so would place an
undue hardship on the employer.
Discrimination Act (1978)
Protects pregnant employees from being forced to
resign or take a leave of absence.
Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) (1967)
Prohibits discrimination in employment for persons
40 and over. Prohibits mandatory retirement ages.
Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (1993)
Provides that employees who have worked 12 months
or 1,250 hours in the previous are eligible to take
up to 12 weeks leave during any 12 month period for
the purposes of: birth, adoption, or foster care of
a child; caring for a spouse, child, or parent who
has a serious health condition; or serious health
condition of employee.
Orders 11246 (1965), 11375 (1967),
Prohibits federal contractors from discrimination
on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national
origin. In addition, the federal contractor must develop
a written affirmative action plan.
Rehabilitation Act (1971)
Prohibits federal contractors from discriminating
against people with physical or mental disabilities
by requiring the contractor to take affirmative action
in employing and advancing disabled individuals.
Veterans Adjustment Act (1974)
Requires federal contractors to
take affirmative action in hiring and promoting of Vietnam-era
veterans. All job opportunities up to $25,000 must be
registered with local employment services.
|Workforce Investment Act 1998
||Establishes that one-stop delivery system as the access
point for employment-related and training services for
adults, dislocated workers, and youth.
Family Rights Act 1993
|The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) was established
to ensure secure leave rights for the following: birth
of a child for purposes of bonding, placement of a child
in the employee's family for adoption or foster care,
for the serious health condition of the employee's child,
parent or spouse and for the employee's own serious health
Employment and Housing Act
||This law provides protection from harassment or discrimination
in employment because of: age (40 and over), ancestry,
color, religious creed, denial of family and medical care
leave, disability (mental and physical) including HIV
and AIDS, marital status, medical condition (cancer and
genetic characteristics), national origin, race, religion,
sex and/or sexual orientation.