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Quotas and Affirmitive Action Analysis

Distinguish between quotas and affirmative action goals.

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Affirmative action laws are implemented to equate fairness in the workplace between factors such as color, race, sex, religion, and national origin. The intent of affirmative action law is to ensure that considerations are met that help ensure underrepresented groups are not left out which has historically been the case stemming from years of racism in decades past. Affirmative action mandates that ...

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Affirmative action laws are implemented to equate fairness in the workplace between factors such as color, race, sex, religion, and national origin. The intent of affirmative action law is to ensure that considerations are met that help ensure underrepresented groups are not left out which has historically been the case stemming from years of racism in decades past. Affirmative action mandates that companies hire representative and statistically equal cross sectional groups and genders as practical to the size of the company, location, and population (Calloway, 2010).

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