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Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Laws and Policies

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Can you help me with these two questions and provide references where I can prepare a paper that I am writing.

Are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment laws/policies necessary in today's workplace?

Regardless of the legal issues, do you feel it is fair for an employer to require that only English be spoken in the workplace? Why or why not?

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Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Laws Questions

Can you help me with these two questions and provide references where I can prepare a paper that I am writing.
Are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment laws/policies necessary in today's workplace? Yes, Affirmative Action is still needed today. An Affirmative Action program is a management tool with the sole purpose of ensuring equal employment opportunity for everyone. The underlining purpose of affirmative action is to ensure that an employer's workforce will representative of the gender, racial and ethnic profile of the labor pool of the employer (The information was obtained at http://hrweb.mit.edu/diversity/affirmative-action-plan-admins/what-is-an-aaplan "What is an Affirmative Action Plan?").

The Equal Employment laws and policies are still needed today. The following are the ...

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An examination of the need for Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Laws and Policies today. The Equal Employment Laws and Policies cover a wide variety of people and circumstances. Also, there is an examination if an English only policy at work should be implemented.

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