In our Unit 3 assignment, you will cite statistics that are associated with age, weight, and sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace and describe the growing trend of weight discrimination in todayâ€™s workplace.
Write a 1,000-word paper.Provide a separate overview for each type of discrimination: age, weight, and sexual orientation.Then, answer the question, â€œCan we eliminate these types of discrimination from the workplace?Be sure to cite statistics that support your findings.
- APA format is required, which includes:
- Title page
- 12pt. font in Times New Roman and double-spaced
- Reference page, with in-text citations
- Entire paper length should be 1,000 words or more
- Include an introduction and conclusion (included in word count!)
This article discusses a court case in which the plaintiff was discharged from his position due to poor performance after the hiring of two younger, inexperienced men.
- Zachary, M. (2014). Circumstantial evidence and age discrimination. Supervision, 75(1), 20.
This article takes a detailed look at age discrimination and clarifies exactly what legislation on this issue aims to protect.
- Swift, J. (2006). Justifying age discrimination. Industrial Law Journal, 35(3), 228-244.
This paper focuses exclusively on sexual orientation and gender identity, as it relates to workplace discrimination. You will also be introduced to many statistics that support the authorâ€™s key points.
- Badgett, M. V., Lau, H., Sears, B., & Ho, D. (2007). Bias in the workplace: Consistent evidence of sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. The Williams Institute.
Focusing on weight-based discrimination, you will be introduced to evidence of discrimination, as well as reasons why anti-discrimination laws should protect people of weight-related prejudice and stereotypes.
- Kristen, E. (2002). Addressing the problem of weight discrimination in employment. California Law Review, 57-109.
Watch VideoThe Modern Age – Age-discrimination in the workplace
User: garrywithtwors – Added: 6/4/09
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RSPuMQQr8o
Watch Video4) Age Discrimination–Stossel ABC (Legal)
User: n/a – Added: 1/17/10
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IambNYKJ4R0
|This video is an eye-opening look at how age discrimination legislation has impact employers. You will also gain insights on addressing the age-related needs of the workforce.||This is a â€œdevilâ€™s advocateâ€ approach to age discrimination. Mr. Stosselâ€™s viewpoints exist in todayâ€™s workplace, and surly should be considered by employers and employees.|
Watch VideoSexual Orientation in the Workplace – Learning & Development
User: Adam Duncan (Ginkgo e-Learning) – Added: 11/5/10
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tqw03DVSCeg
Watch VideoLaw Passed to End LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace
User: TheLipTV – Added: 11/15/13
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4ixL_3xasc
|This video focuses on the rights of an employee to work in a harassment-free workplace, as it pertains to sexual orientation. We must think and act professionally in professional settings.||This is a current events video that highlights the federal legislation that protects against LGBT discrimination in the workplace. The video will also offer several statistics regarding this topic.|
Watch VideoOpenLine: Workplace Weight Discrimination
User: NewsChannel 5 – Added: 12/2/14
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAu03k2qSJE
|This video takes a specific look at weight discrimination in the workplace. Specifically, it looks at wage differences, the stereotypes associated with weight, and how weight discrimination differs between women and men.|