Job Seekers Face Rampant Discrimination
Careers Done Write
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
While racial discrimination lawsuits are still the number one type of case seen by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), other types of discrimination are on the rise. Since 1964, the federal government has legislated numerous laws intended to protect workers from job discrimination. Let’s review them briefly: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.