Employment Law Paper

Essay by xorcist316University, Bachelor'sA, May 2010

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Employment Law Paper

University of Phoenix

BUS/415 Business Law

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Employment law plays a very important role in most people's lives.

It affects the employer, employee, vendors, customers, patients and many others either directly or indirectly. This paper will take a glance at the history of employment law and federal acts that affect employment. It will also examine some of my experiences with employment law and how a few of those experiences were handled legally.

Based on our readings, there are several things for an employer to consider with an employee stating that he or she has been sexually harassed. The first being the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title VII which simply states harassment is against the law. According to Henry Cheeseman (2007), "an amendment was made under Title VII called the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. An employer may not terminate an employee just on the basis of her being pregnant or giving childbirth or other...