Learning Objectives

After reading and studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

4.1 Describe the challenges and benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

4.2 Identify major U.S. laws pertaining to equal employment opportunity and how they apply to various kinds of employment decisions.

4.3 Discuss the impact of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

4.4 Identify additional antidiscrimination acts and protections in the workplace.

4.5 Recommend ways in which organizations can maintain legal compliance and address key analytical, legal, ethical, and global issues associated with diversity and inclusion in HRM.