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Denominational Leaders
Weekly Lessons, created and written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, give you a basic legal overview of essential topics based on staff or volunteer positions within a church.

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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Introduction

This lesson focuses on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 violations. You can review the Executive Summary to obtain the key points or read the Weekly Lesson for a more thorough presentation of this topic. Start by completing the following interactive quiz to test your knowledge."

A denominational agency is engaged in commerce, and has 20 employees. The agency has openings for a secretary and a custodian. It only considers applicants who attend affiliated churches. Has it violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Weekly Quiz

Instructions Click on the correct answer for each of the following questions.

Executive Summary

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers engaged in commerce and having at least 15 employees from discriminating in any employment decision on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or religion. Many denominational ...

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