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What was the main purpose of Title VII?
Last Updated: 17th January, 2020
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Just so, what is the purpose of Title VII?
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that protects employees against discrimination based on certain specified characteristics: race, color, national origin, sex, and religion. It also applies to the federal government, employment agencies, and labor organizations.
Secondly, who is exempt from Title VII? Under Title VII, an employer is entitled to the religious exemption if it can show it is a ''religious corporation, association, educational institution, or society. '' What that means, however, is somewhat uncertain. On one hand, traditional religious organizations—churches, for example—are certainly exempt.
Similarly, you may ask, why was Title VII created?
When Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, employment discrimination on the basis of an individual's race, religion, sex, national origin or color became illegal. This law protects employees of a company as well as job applicants.
How is Title VII enforced?
The EEOC enforces the federal laws against job discrimination and harassment. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which makes it illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.