EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 (AS AMENDED BY 11375) -requires affirmative action programs for women and minorities and prohibits job discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
SECTION 402, VETERANS READJUSTMENT ACT OF 1974- requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era and prohibits discrimination based on Vietnam-era veteran status or special disabled veteran status in federally assisted programs.
SECTION 503, REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973 - requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment, qualified individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination based on disability in federally assisted programs.
TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 (TITLE VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
THE EQUAL PAY ACT OF 1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination.
THE AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1967 (ADEA), which protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older.
TITLE I OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990 (ADA), which prohibits employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in the private sector, and in state and local governments.
SECTION 501 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who work in the federal governments.
THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1991, which provides monetary damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination.
Under Title VII, ADA, and the ADEA, it is illegal to discriminate in any aspect of employment including: Hiring and firing; compensation, assignment, or classification of employees; transfer, promotion, layoff, or recall; job advertisements; recruitment; testing; use of company facilities; training and apprenticeship programs; fringe benefits; pay, retirement plans, and disability leave; or other terms and conditions of employment.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
What is Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972?
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was the first comprehensive federal law to prohibit sex discrimination against students and employees of educational institutions. Title IX states, in part:
No person.shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance...
The policy of Georgia State University is to implement affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status or disability.
How do athletics comply with Title IX?
Educational institutions that receive federal funding are required under Title IX to provide equal opportunities for members of both sexes.
Under Title IX who is protected from sexual harassment?
Title IX prohibits sex discrimination. Sexual harassment is a form of prohibited sex discrimination. Students (male and female) and employees (faculty and staff) are protected from sexual harassment and may recover monetary damages.
Who is responsible for enforcing Title IX?
The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for enforcing the law. Faculty, staff, and students can file complaints of sex discrimination with the Title IX Coordinator. Retaliation against complainants is prohibited.
Who is the Title IX Coordinator for Georgia State University?
Linda J. Nelson
Assistant Vice President
Opportunity Development/Diversity Education Planning
10 Park Place, Suite 460
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Office: (404) 413-2567 Fax: (404) 413-2560