Gender Discrimination in Miami
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating
against individuals in hiring for firing decisions and other terms of
employment because of their gender. Title VII covers employers and businesses
with 15 or more employees.
Employers may not treat employees or applicants more or less favorably
because of their gender.
Because of this, an employer:
- May not refuse to hire individuals of a certain gender
- May not impose stricter promotion requirements for persons of a certain gender
- May not impose more or different work requirements on an employee because
of that employee's gender
Further, an employer cannot retaliate against an individual for opposing
employment practices that discriminate based on gender. This includes
issues such as
filing a discrimination charge, testifying, or participating in any way in a legal proceeding under Title
VII. Participation, in this instance, means taking part in an employment
discrimination proceeding. Participation is protected activity even if
the proceeding involved claims that ultimately were found to be invalid.
If you have any questions about gender discrimination, call Remer &
Georges-Pierre PLLC at 305.416.5000.
Is Retaliation Covered?
An employer cannot retaliate against an individual for opposing employment
practices that discriminate based on age. Similar to the above mentioned
issues, an employer cannot file a discrimination charge, testify, or participate
in any way in a proceeding under the
ADEA. Participation is protected activity even if the proceeding involved claims
that ultimately were found to be invalid.
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