Intimidating environment

23 May

Discrimination based on religion is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.In defining religious discrimination, the United States Supreme Court held that religion is not limited to Orthodox or well recognized denominations; e.g., Catholic, Baptist or Judaism.Discrimination based on age is prohibited by the Age Discriminationin Employment Act of 1967.

There is a significant distinction between a tangible employment action and a hostile work environment.

Disciplinary actions will be taken solely on the basis of employees’ behavior and performance.

Harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or reprisal, is forbidden and subject to appropriate disciplinary action.

All that is required is a sincere and meaningful belief equivalent to the belief in God held by the more well recognized religions. Discrimination based on sex is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The first is a policy or practice which treats similarly situated men or women differently from the opposite gender.

The second occurs when a gender-neutral policy or practice has a disproportionate adverse effect on one of the genders.