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7 examples of sex discrimination at work

By | 2019-03-27T14:33:45-05:00 March 27th, 2019|Employee Rights, Sex Discrimination|

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a landmark U.S. law that prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. Sex discrimination is still present in today’s workforce and 42% of women in the U.S. have reported gender discrimination on the job. As it’s Women’s History Month, here are 7 examples of sex discrimination at work toward women. What is sex discrimination? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission states that “sex discrimination involves treating someone (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of that person's sex. The law forbids discrimination when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.” The [...]

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