Presentation on theme: "Class 1. No quiz today due to reading mix up How we measure inequality Sources of inequality at work Why perfect equality is not desirable but too much."— Presentation transcript:
Is all invidious discrimination illegal? When is discrimination illegal? Only against protected classes or categories Before 1964 essentially the only group protected from discrimination were union members Employment at will
1963 Applies only to gender discrimination Illegal to discriminate in pay between men and women doing "substantially equal" work How do we know when work is substantially equal?
Title 7 deals with employment discrimination Aimed primarily at the issue of race Sex included essentially by accident Categories include Race Color Nationality Religion Sex
Discrimination based on race or color never legal Discrimination based on sex is legal in certain circumstances Bona Fide Occupational Qualification
Continue to discuss issues of race and gender at work
What is sexual harassment? Is it possible for women to harass men? Is it possible for there to be same-sex sexual harassment? What forms of sexual harassment are there? Quid pro quo Hostile environment