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    As the HR legal consultant working with Elora Jean & Co., you have identified several needs with regard to the hiring process. You believe that improving workplace diversity would regulate the cultural dynamics of the organization and stem any legal issues of cultural under-representation.

    Beyond a solid EEO policy to ensure the hiring process is free of discrimination, the owner has asked for your thoughts on implementing an affirmative action policy.

    Questions to Discuss:
    Based on your research and experience, do you recommend an affirmative action policy be implemented? If so, what would it include and what value will it bring to Elora Jean & Co. with regard to helping the company remain competitive?

    If you do not feel an affirmative action policy is appropriate for Elora Jean & Co., what are the issues? What would you recommend, instead, to maximize the diversity of Elora Jean & Co.'s workforce?

    Describe an EEO and affirmative action strategy that would cover employees at the Malaysian facility? What specific laws and/or cases might apply to EEO and affirmative action enforcement in an off-shore business?

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 488 words with references.

    //The given discussion paper is based on the current legal issues in the Human Resource Management. In this series, in the first section of the discussion, I am describing the legal policy for the management of human resource. I am describing the 'Affirmation Action Policy' in the given section of the discussion paper. The issues of the policy are also added in the same segment of the discussion.//

    Affirmation Action Policy

    Based on the research, I would recommend not implementing an affirmative action policy. The objective of the policy is to promote minority group by providing education and job. The policy redresses the effects of earlier or present discrimination. In the recruitment and selection process, preference is given to the disadvantaged groups (Federal Equal Employment Opportunity ...

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