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    Ford Motor Company and Incidences of Harassment and Discrimination

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    In twelve pages Ford Motor Company is examined in terms of incidences of harassment and discrimination with the mention of several charges filed against the automaker and recommendations to improve the workplace environment are offered. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

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    and outlets. The company speaks a good line when it comes to employee relations but it has been besieged with employee relations problems over the last few years, the  most serious of which were charges of harassment and discrimination and has been charged with discrimination and harassment by the EEOC (The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1999). There are  some very serious employee relations problems in this corporation. They have been charged with racial discrimination, gender discrimination, age discrimination, racial harassment, sexual harassment and with reverse discrimination. Any huge  corporation is faced with allegations every day. Disgruntled employees who are not promoted or who do not receive the type of raise they think they deserve may look for any  real or false reason to sue the company and race and gender are two excellent excuses because they are often impossible to disprove. Oftentimes, disgruntled employees will just throw threats  around expecting the company to fold and offer some large settlement rather than go to court. These cases at Ford Motor Company have made the headlines, however. That makes  them worthwhile investigating and it also makes it worthwhile to look for a possible solution for this company. EEOC Cases & Disposition We know that there  have been cases that have gone to the EEOC and that huge settlements have been granted. Allegations of sexual and racial discrimination were levied against Ford Motor Company. The case  was brought against the company by the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission on behalf of two women at Fords Chicago Stamping and Assembly Plant. On September 7, 1999, the U.S. Equal  Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it had reached a settlement with Ford Motor Company - $8 million would be paid in damages to "female employees alleged to have been 

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