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    Affirmative action and reverse discrimination

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    Many organizations have established policies to remedy discrimination when hiring women and minorities. Discuss whether you feel that affirmative action programs, reverse discrimination, and criteria of comparable worth are appropriate forms of remedy.

    Using the textbook, course materials, and Web resources, research affirmative action, reverse discrimination, and comparable worth and answer the following questions:

    * Do you feel that these concepts are appropriate forms of remedy in the workplace? Explain.
    * What else do you think could be done to eliminate discrimination in the workplace?

    You must use at least one credible source from either the Library's full-text database or the Web. Include your reference(s)
    please do not submit previous answer and please list references

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    Do you feel that these concepts are appropriate forms of remedy in the workplace? Explain.

    Affirmative Action:

    Years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed by President Lyndon Johnson and Affirmative Action in 1965 was defined and enforced, hiring discrimination continues. For many decades minorities and women alike have not had the same opportunities to join enviable establishments as many others. However, at the state and federal levels there are many rules, regulations and laws keeping this prejudice at a minimum (www.plato.stanford.edu, 2008). One of these is known as Affirmative Action. Affirmative action is giving unambiguous deliberation to ones, gender, race, nationality, religion or creed; or any other cosseted attribute in making new hire decisions. Whether intentional or not, it is a requirement by our government to offset aforementioned discrimination by employers (Lee, 1998).

    Reverse Discrimination

    It was with the signing of the affirmative action order to create total equality, that reverse discrimination came about. Reverse discrimination targets members of ...

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    616 words and 9 references. Here is a small sample of what you will receive:Years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed by President Lyndon Johnson and Affirmative Action in 1965 was defined and enforced, hiring discrimination continues. For many decades minorities and women alike have not had the same opportunities to join enviable establishments as many others. However, at the state and federal levels there are....Thank you for using Brainmass.

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