Purpose of Assignment

Discrimination, Workers’ Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act, and

Family Medical Leave all flow from Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of

  1. As you work through this assignment consider how the law

continues to be updated to represent the will of the people, and

consider the role the government has in this process.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Legal Environment of Business: Online Commerce,

Business Ethics, and Global Issues: Ch. 19, 20, and 21; Government

websites dedicated to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family Medical Leave

Act (FMLA)

Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including

detailed speaker notes (speaker notes not required for introduction,

conclusion, and reference slides). The speaker notes for each slide

should serve as the text for your presentation.

Address the following:

  • Describe the scope of coverage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of


  • Summarize the role of Title VII on businesses and describe how

race, color, and national origin are protected.

  • Explain what businesses must do to protect employees against

gender discrimination and sexual harassment.

  • Analyze what protections are afforded by the Americans with

Disabilities Act (ADA) and the liability issues it may cause for


  • Assess the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it

protects workers.

  • Evaluate the elements of the current immigration law.

Cite a minimum of five scholarly references. One peer-reviewed

reference must be from the University Library.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

Note: Grades are awarded based upon individual contributions to the

Learning Team assignment. Each Learning Team member receives a

grade based upon his/her contributions to the team assignment. Not all

students may receive the same grade for the team assignment.

SupportingMaterial:Title VII, ADA, FMLA, Immigration, and

Discrimination Presentation Grading GuideLegal Environment of

Business, Ch. 20: Employment Law and Worker ProtectionLegal

Environment of Business, Ch. 19: Equal Opportunity in

EmploymentLegal Environment of Business, Ch. 21: Labor Law and

Immigration Law Dylan Strome Jersey

LAW 531 Week 5 Learning Team Title VII, ADA, FMLA, Immigration, and Discrimination Presentation
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