The Case of Old Country Store Essay

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The Case of Old Country Store

The Case of Old Country Store

Equal Employment (EO) is giving the same employment opportunity to everyone without bias
or discrimination because of race, religion, color or gender. Because of the importance of
managing the practice of the federal government has established a Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission (EEOC). This agency along with some others are responsible for
ensuring organization abide by the law. What happens with the gray areas that
organizations can finagle its way. In the case study of Cracker Barrel the gray area was
found in the hiring of homosexuals. The homosexuals did not have a law that protect them
from such discrimination, but that does not make it right.

Problem/ Issue Identification
The central facts in this case are; Cracker Barrel felt justified in firing and not hiring
homosexual in their restaurants, the company informed them that this is the reason they
were not receiving employment, and the company has had accusations of discriminating
against blacks. This case study address the major issues cover in chapter eighteen and
that is Employment discrimination and Affirmative Action. Some sub issues are the fact the
homosexuals can not press charges or receive monetary compensation for their loss.

Analysis/Evaluation
The primary stakeholders in this case is the employees and managers who are being fired
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