Griffith was struggling with his sexuality because he was born in a Christian household where being gay is considered a sin.
In today’s business world, prejudice and discrimination is undesirable, intolerable and illegal.
While federal law prohibits discrimination in the workplace, most states have enacted their own laws regarding workplace discrimination.
Discrimination in the workplace covers any work related issues, and it is important for employers to take care that the company handbook, policies, and practices are uniform, regardless of employee race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion, or disability.
In the case of Rich Rogers, the employee who was battling stage 4 lung cancer, over a period of several years, he was passed over for promotion despite the fact that he was well-qualified both educationally, holding an MBA, as well as experientially, given his years of employment with the company and the many roles he had performed for Darius D’amore.
His treatment was a clear, constant display of disability discrimination, which is defined as the treatment of an individual differently in the workplace because of his or her disability, perceived disability, or association with an individual with a disability (Disability Discrimination, 2008.) Such discrimination can take the form of differential treatment in all aspects of the life of the company including firing, hiring, promotions, and other areas that specifically affected Mr. After disclosing his illness only because he was forced to take a two-month leave to receive medical treatment, Mr.
Homosexuality cannot be cured just like heterosexual cannot be cured.
Forcing a homosexual to change their sexual orientation can cause severe depression. Griffith was a young gay man, who committed a suicide on 27 August 1983.
Rogers applied for many of his company’s openings that would have resulted in promotions, and was not hired for any of them.
He was actually told by the head of his division, Kevin Simmons, that “no matter how hard he worked, he would never be promoted.” To add insult to injury, as well is to underscore that he was being discriminated against, Mr.