Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act Paper- This paper will address some serious concerns regarding the Title VII and it application to the workplace.

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This writer will address some serious concerns regarding the Title VII and it applications to the workplace. It is important for everyone to know and understand Title VII and it purpose to society. This writer will first begin by exploring the history and the evolution of Title VII, the impact it has on the workplace, and final the writer will close by explaining policies that companies can implement to avoid Title VII violations.

The History and Evolution of Title VII

The evolution of Title VII states that is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against any employee from being hire base on the individual's "...race, color, religion, sex, or national origin". Before Title VII, there was an abundance of laws segregating blacks and whites within the society. Let us just think for a minute, more than 60 years ago blacks and white ate at separate restaurants, attended separate schools, and where treated for injuries at separate hospitals.

To sum it up blacks felt that whites were receiving better treatment, and was expose to cleaner environment. To define the history of 1964 Civil Rights Act it was spear headed base on racial discrimination. "The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Pub. L. 88-352, 78 Stat. 241, July 2, 1964) was landmark legislation in the United States that outlawed, under certain circumstances, discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Originally conceived to protect the rights of Black people, the bill was amended prior to passage to protect the civil rights of everyone, and explicitly included women for the first time. The Act transformed Southern society overnight, and had a long- term impact on the whole country. It prohibited discrimination in public facilities, in government, and in employment. The "Jim Crow" laws in the South were abolished, and it became illegal...