Civil Rights Movement Act And Discrimination

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In 1964 the civil rights movement act helped protect citizens from discrimination in the work place. The civil rights movement act was actually the first law ever made to protect people from discrimination. You would think by the sixties someone would have already mentioned something about getting the workforces fixed but nope! As the saying goes, better late than never though.

In the year 1973 congress passed the rehabilitation act. Section 501 of that act prevented discrimination against disabled people who were still qualified to work. EEOC is responsible for enforcing that act, and in 1990 section 501 was the base for another similar section.

A few years later the Supreme Court held private sector employers and unions responsible for

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