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    Many organizations have established policies to remedy discrimination in hiring of women and minorities. Discuss whether or not you feel that affirmative action programs, reverse discrimination, and criteria of comparable worth are appropriate forms of remedy.

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    1. Many organizations have established policies to remedy discrimination in hiring of women and minorities. Discuss whether or not you feel that affirmative action programs, reverse discrimination, and criteria of comparable worth are appropriate forms of remedy.

    Both Affirmative Action principles and doctrine of comparable worth-"the idea that when jobs filled mostly by women are judged "comparable" to jobs filled mostly by men, wages for both should be the same. Both are fair policies because they give ALL qualified people an equal chance to obtain a job for which they are qualified, and if they obtain the position, they ALL get the same pay as for doing the same job?(http://www.scu.edu/ethics/publications/iie/v3n2/comparable.html).

    This is based on common sense and your unit one moral philosophy of the Golden Rules also applies here: do to others as you would have them do onto you: "Because I expect to be paid the same as my co-worker for doing the same job; I should therefore treat others the same ...

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    Many organizations have established policies to remedy discrimination in hiring of women and minorities. This solution discuses if affirmative action programs, reverse discrimination, and criteria of comparable worth are appropriate forms of remedy.

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