Many state and/or local governments have expanded protections against discrimination

As was mentioned in the overview for this module, many state and/or local governments have expanded protections against discrimination (so even if one has not violated any federal statute

Many state and/or local governments have expanded protections against discrimination

As was mentioned in the overview for this module, many state and/or local governments have expanded protections against discrimination (so even if one has not violated any federal statute, it is possible that one has violated either/both a state anti-discrimination statute and/or a local government ordinance. These are frequently an expansion to cover some additional classification(s) of individuals beyond those covered by Title VII (i.e., race, color, religion, etc.). Find a state or local law (i.e., it need not be the state/city/locale in which you reside, or are stationed/work) that provides such expanded protection.

Provide both the URL and the citation, together with the actual language therein which extends the protected coverage prohibiting discrimination. Finally, provide your opinion on whether you think the classification(s) which were add ed have gone too far. Or should be expand ed even farther (and how so), together with the rationale for your position.

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Are there ever times when an employer can legally discriminate against a prospective employee?
Legal Rights During the Hiring Process. Job applicants have legal rights even before they become employees. Under federal law, an employer cannot illegally discriminate in its hiring processs based on a job applicant’s firstly,  race. Secondly, national. Thirdly, origin. Fourthly, gender. Further, pregnancy, Additionally, age. Moreover, disability, or religion.

Which four characteristics are protect ed from workplace discrimination and harassment?

Title VII prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. It makes it illegal for employers to discriminate based upon protected characteristics regarding terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

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