by Gregory Williams, Esq. | Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, what is the definition of the term “person”? Here's my point of view (NOTE: please read our DISCLAIMER before proceeding).
DEFINITION OF PERSON
The relevant law is found under 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, and it defines the term “person” as follows:
(a) The term “person” includes one or more individuals, governments, governmental agencies, political subdivisions, labor unions, partnerships, associations, corporations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in cases under title 11, or receivers.
42 U.S.C. § 2000e (emphasis and hyperlink added).
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