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SO, YOU WANT A JOB?
O V E R V I E W
Benefits of having a job?
Know your rights?
Know your facts?
What is Employment
What are the types of
How to Prevent Harassment?
What is EEOC?
B E N E F I T S O F H A V I N GA J O B
More FreedomMoneyIndependence from parentsBuying what you want, whenyou want itFeeling matureLearn how to take care ofmoney
A L T H O U G H T H I S S E E M S G R E A T , T H E R E A R ET H I N G S W H I C H Y O U N E E D T O K N O W B E F O R E
Y O U S T A R T Y O U R J O B
W O R K P L A C EV I O L E N C E
W O R K P L A C EI N J U R I E S
S E X U A LH A R A S S M E N T S /
D I S C R I M I N A T I O N
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How to Prevent Injuries
Youth At Work EEOC
Video on "Is Your Daughter Safe at Work"
Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
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THAT 200,000 TEENAGERS FROM AGES 18 TO 21 AREINJURED IN THEIR JOB EVERY YEAR.
SEVENTY TEENS DIE EACH YEAR IN WORK RELATEDACCIDENTS.
NEARLY 2 MILLION AMERICAN WORKERS REPORTHAVING BEEN VICTIMS OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCEEACH YEAR
YOUNG WORKERS GET INJURED MORE OFTEN THANADULTS
TEENAGERS ARE IN MORE DANGER FROM SEXUALPREDATORS AT THEIR PART TIME JOBS THANTHROUGH THE INTERNET.
DID YOU KNOW
R I G H T S
• MOST OF THESE S I TUAT IONS ARE PREVENTABLE !
• KNOW YOUR R IGHTS ?
• WHAT YOU DON 'T KNOW CAN HURT YOU ?
• KNOW HOW TO KEEP A JOB FROM TURN ING INTOA NIGHTMARE !
YES YOU HAVE THEM !
T H I N G S Y O U N E E D T O B E A W A R E O F W H E NY O U G E T A J O B Y O U :
Health and safety hazards
Your right to ask for training and protective equipment ifneeded
What to do if working with chemicals or power tools findout what the chemicals are and how they can be harmful andhow to safely use power tools.
Your right to demand an environment free of harassmentand discrimination
OSHA?DEPARTMENT OF LABOR?INDUSTRIAL COMMISION?WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD?EEOC?KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES WHENIT COMES TO EMPLOYMENT?
HAVE YOU HEARDABOUT?
We are in the computer age
Every year, millions of teenswork in part-time or summerjobs that provide greatopportunities for learningimportant skills. We want tohelp in making this workexperience positive andrewarding and appropriate.
W H A T I S E M P L O Y M E N T D I S C R I M I N A T I O N ?
You may be familiar with the word "discrimination." But doyou know what it really means? And do you understand how itapplies in the context of your job?
To "discriminate" against someone means to treat thatperson differently, or less favorably, for some reason.
Discrimination can occur while you are at school, at work, orin a public place, such as a mall or subway station. You canbe discriminated against by school friends, teachers,coaches, co-workers, managers, or business owners.
Types of issues:Training/Assignments/Promotions/Discipline/Harassment/Testing/Layoff/Recall/Reasonable Accommodation
W H A T I S E M P L O Y M E N T D I S C R I M I N A T I O N ?
The EEOC is responsible for protecting you against one typeof discrimination, and, that is employment discrimination.
Different treatment because of your race, color, religion,sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability or age(age 40 or older).
Other laws may protect you from other types ofdiscrimination, such as discrimination at school, ordiscrimination at work because of sexual orientation.
HARASSMENT IS UNWELCOME CONDUCT THAT ISBASED ON RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX ( INCLUDINGPREGNANCY), NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE (40 OROLDER), DISABILITY OR GENETIC INFORMATION.
H O W T O P R E V E N T H A R A S S M E N T !
Report the allegationTake immediate action to investigate the allegationsSeek resolutions and document action(s) taken
Recognize your obligation to create and preserve a workenvironment free from sexual harassment
Even if you feel the complaint is groundless. Supervisorsneed to treat a complaint seriously
Supervisors must set the tone! Publicize the policy throughregular meetings and EEO training activities
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS DEFINED AS UNWELCOMESEXUAL ADVANCES, REQUESTS FOR SEXUALFAVORS, AND OTHER VERBAL OR PHYSICALCONDUCT OF A SEXUAL NATURE, WHEN THISCONDUCT EXPLICITLY OR IMPLICITLY AFFECTS ANINDIVIDUAL'S EMPLOYMENT, UNREASONABLYINTERFERES WITH AN INDIVIDUAL'S WORKPERFORMANCE, OR CREATES AN INTIMIDATING,HOSTILE, OR OFFENSIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT.
WHAT IS SEXUALHARASSMENT?
Retaliation,what you need
to be awareof!
because you complainedabout job discrimination, orassisted with a job relateddiscrimination investigationor lawsuit is also illegal, andcould result in a newcomplaint against theemployer.
T Y P E S O F S E X U A L H A R R A S S M E N T
Quid Pro Quo: Making the submission to unwelcome sexualadvances or submission to other verbal or physical conductof a sexual nature a term or condition, implicitly, of anindividual's employment. Basing employment decisionsaffecting the individual on his or her submission to orrejection of such conduct.
Hostile Environment: Making unwelcome sexual advancesor other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature withthe purpose of, or that creates the effect of, unreasonablyinterfering with an individual's work performance orcreating an intimidating, hostile or offensive workingenvironment.
H A R R A S S M E N T
NOT ALL WORKPLACE HARASSMENT I S I L LEGAL . FORWORKPLACE HARASSMENT TO BE I L LEGAL , THE CONDUCTMUST E I THER BE SEVERE (MEANING VERY SER IOUS ) ORPERVAS IVE (MEANING THAT I T OCCURRED FREQUENTLY ) .
WORKPLACE HARASSMENT I S ALSO I L LEGAL I F I T RESULTSIN YOUR EMPLOYER MAKING AN EMPLOYMENT DEC IS IONABOUT YOU , SUCH AS DEMOT ING YOU .
THE HARASSER CAN BE YOUR MANAGER , A MANAGER INANOTHER AREA , A CO -WORKER , OR OTHERS IN YOURWORKPLACE , SUCH AS CL IENTS OR CUSTOMERS .
CAN TAKE MANY DIFFERENT FORMS .
I T CAN INVOLVE VERBAL , PHYS ICAL OR V ISUAL CONDUCTAND CAN OCCUR ON OR OFF THE WORK S I TE .
YOU SHOULD TAKE APPROPRIATE STEPS AT ANEARLY STAGE TO PREVENT THE HARASSMENT FROMBECOMING SEVERE OR PERVASIVE. YOU SHOULDTELL THE HARASSER THAT YOU FIND HIS OR HERBEHAVIOR UNWELCOME. IF YOU DON'T FEELCOMFORTABLE CONFRONTING THE HARASSER ORTHE HARASSMENT DOES NOT STOP, YOU SHOULDTELL YOUR EMPLOYER ABOUT THE HARASSMENT.YOU ALSO CAN TALK TO YOUR PARENTS, ANOTHERADULT, OR THE EEOC.
IF YOU ARE BEINGHARASSED AT WORK,
F I N D O U T
I F YOU DO NOT PROMPTLY REPORT WORKPLACEHARASSMENT , I T MAY AFFECT YOUR R IGHTS .
ONCE YOUR EMPLOYER KNOWS THAT YOU ARE BE INGHARASSED , I T HAS A RESPONS IB I L I TY TO CORRECT THES I TUAT ION AND PROTECT YOU FROM FURTHERHARASSMENT .
I F YOUR COMPANY HAS A POL ICY ON HARASSMENT
THE POL ICY SHOULD TELL YOU WHO IN YOUR COMPANY I SRESPONS IBLE FOR HANDL ING HARASSMENT I SSUES . I F YOUARE UNCOMFORTABLE TALK ING TO THE DES IGNATEDPERSON , YOU SHOULD TALK TO YOUR MANAGER ORANOTHER MANAGER IN YOUR COMPANY .
YOU ARE PROTECTED FROM DIFFERENT TREATMENTON THE BASIS OF YOUR NATIONAL ORIGIN,REGARDLESS OF YOUR NATIONAL ORIGIN. IT DOESNOT MATTER IF YOU ARE MEXICAN, UKRAINIAN,FILIPINO, ARAB, AMERICAN INDIAN OR ANY OTHERNATIONALITY. IT ALSO DOES NOT MATTER IF THEETHNIC GROUP YOU BELONG TO IS LARGE (SUCH ASHISPANICS) OR SMALL (SUCH AS KURDS). IF YOUARE BEING TREATED DIFFERENTLY BECAUSE YOU AREA WHITE AMERICAN YOU CAN FILE A CHARGE OFDISCRIMINATION BASED ON THAT.
ALL ARE PROTECTED
T H E L A W S E N F O R C E D B Y E E O C
Prohibit an employer from treating you differently, or lessfavorably, because you or a friend, parent, or someone elseyou associate with comes from a particular place, has aparticular accent, or appears to have a particular ethnicbackground, perhaps because of physical characteristics orname.
The laws enforced by EEOC also protect you from beingharassed at work, by managers, co-workers, or others inyour workplace, because of your national origin, accent, orethnic background.If you want more information you can find it atwww.eeoc.gov
T H A N K Y O U
C O M U N I D A D P R I M E R O !