Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 4: State Government

Chapter 21: Human Rights

Part 4: Employment-Related Discrimination

TCA 4-21-404: Training program practices.

It is a discriminatory practice for:

     (1)  An employer, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee controlling apprenticeship, or on-the-job, or other training or retraining programs, to discriminate against an individual because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, or national origin, in admission to, or employment in, a program established to provide apprenticeship or other training;

     (2)  An employer, labor organization, employment agency or joint labor-management committee controlling apprenticeship or other training or retraining programs, including on-the-job training programs, to print, publish or circulate or cause to be printed, published or circulated any statement, advertisement or publication relating to employment by such an employer, or membership in such organization or any classification or referral for employment by such labor organization, or relating to any classification or referral for employment by such an employment agency or relating to admission to, or employment in, any program established to provide apprenticeship or other training by such a joint labor-management committee indicating any preference, limitation, specification or discrimination based on race, creed, color, religion, sex or national origin; except that such advertisement or publication may indicate preference, limitation or specification based on religion or sex when religion or sex is a bona fide occupational qualification for employment.

History: [Acts 1978, ch. 748, § 10; T.C.A., § 4-2108; Acts 1980, ch. 732, §§ 7, 8; 1983, ch. 44, § 1; T.C.A., § 4-21-108.]