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Conflicts at work are a matter of just looking around. There are every day conflicts and other situations that we come around every day. Personally, there is a conflict that I have encountered at work, and that is the fact that when an individual has a family member that needs care it is very hard to obtain accommodations at work. For example, when I started working for Progressive Insurance Company the schedule I was offered was from 1:00pm to 10:00pm. For the first few months the schedule work just fine but after becoming a single mom with a child with special needs; only temporary accommodations have been made. Other individuals that are more recent employees have obtained a change on their schedule, which has been brought to the supervisor’s attention without any kind of effect. In today’s corporate world unfortunately there is no space for dedicated mothers, even that there are law’s in place to protect the right of a mother to work is very complicated and almost impossible to find a job flexible enough that a mother can also have a career.
History and Evolution of Employment Laws
Until the middle of the 20th century, discrimination in many forms was a pillar of the American way of life. No laws protected racial minorities and women from biased employers, who were free to pass over a black worker in favor of a white worker or to reserve better paying jobs for white men only. Women were even barred by law from various jobs and professions. (History and Timeline of Affirmative Action) And, because of situations like this is why the Affirmative Action program was created.
Title VII Paper Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is and was the most groundbreaking and difficult legislation ever passed. Who is covered and is not covered under this historic act? This applies only to employers who employ 15 or more employees for more than 19 weeks in the current or preceding calendar year are required to comply. There are partial and whole...
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