Types of discrimination prohibited: Color,
gender, national origin, pregnancy, race, religious, and sex (including sexual
harassment). Title VII also prohibits retaliation based on engagement in
Entities covered by Title VII:
Title VII covers all private employers, state and local
governments, and education institutions that employ 15 or more
individuals. Title VII also covers private and public employment
agencies, labor organizations, and joint labor management
committees controlling apprenticeship and training.
Statute: Title VII is
codified at 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et. seq.
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court decisions dating back to September 1996; and (3) summaries
of court decisions from September 1996 to May 2009.
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