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Discrimination in employment -- United States

View Resource Glass Ceiling Commission

Existing from 1991-1996, the Glass Ceiling Commission was a federally funded commission which considered the "invisible, artificial barriers that prevent qualified individuals from advancing within their organization and reaching full potential." While the term "Glass Ceiling" originally referred to women, it was expanded to also include minorities. The Catherwood Library at the School of...
View Resource US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Established in 1965, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is focused on the elimination of illegal discrimination from the workplace. The Web site presents a plethora of information that includes federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, how to file a charge against your employer for discriminatory practices, small business information, data on the federal sector, and much...