Civil Rights Act of 1964


Civil Rights Act of 1964
A federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), and religion in employment, education, and access to public facilities and public accommodations, such as restaurants and hotels. The employment provisions of the law are often referred to as "Title VII," based on their location in the U.S. Code.
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources

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