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I need to describe practices in the recruitment of people with disabilities and of military veterans in an organization where historically these groups of applicants have been under-utilized.

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Veterans and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have been introduced in order to protect the veterans from employment discrimination (US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2012). This act has been enforced by US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and it prohibits private, state and local government employers from discriminating the employees on the basis of disability. Companies are focused towards reemploying veterans with and without service connected disabilities. Newly hired HR staffing is getting equal treatment by their employer in order to achieve the aims and objectives. Nowadays, veterans and disabled people are also getting equal employment opportunities. Organizations have to adopt appropriate strategies in order to recruit the disabled person and veterans (National Organization on Disability, 2010).

Practices for Recruitment of People with Disabilities and Military Veterans
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The recruitment of veterans and people with disabilities are determined.

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Should disabled vets get preferential treatment

Explain the assessment of the problem pointing out the relevant utilitarian and deontological consideration.

Check out the Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP)

Also, "Most departments and agencies in the Federal government are required to have an affirmative action program for the recruitment, employment, and advancement of disabled veterans. The law requires agencies to develop annual Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) Plans."


Affirmative action requirements
Charles J Muhl. Monthly Labor Review. Washington: Jan 1999. Vol. 122, Iss. 1; p. 48 (2 pages)

Please answer the following question :

Should disabled veterans get preferential treatment over better qualified candidates who are not disabled veterans?


Make sure to contrast DVAAP to programs that involve affirmative action for women or minorities?

Be sure to refer to the logic of the Affirmative Action arguments laid out in the background information. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT; showing and understanding the logic of those arguments that are relevant to the answer.

Be sure to set out the utilitarian and deontological considerations.

2nd paper's expectations:

Explain the assessment of the problem pointing out the relevant utilitarian and deontological consideration.

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