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Define Affirmative Action; social events in developing unions

1. Define Affirmative Action. Which employers are subject to Affirmative Action laws? What potential impact does Affirmative Action have on employees and the workplace?

2. What social events helped to create the need for the development of unions? What is the impact of unionization on employment laws? How has the creation of employment laws impacted union membership?

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1. Define Affirmative Action. Which employers are subject to Affirmative Action laws? What potential impact does Affirmative Action have on employees and the workplace?

Affirmative Action is a policy enacted by President Kennedy in 1961, to address
discrimination practices that still existed. It is designed to provide an equal opportunity for people
of all races, with respect to applying for jobs, being admitted into schools and colleges and into a
variety of other institutions. Affirmative Action is not designed to eliminate those more qualified for
a job, though in some instances, it has. The idea behind the policy is to create a more equitable
opportunity for all citizens, regardless of race. It is meant to eliminate the discrimination of those
who are not of a race the employer desires, with all else being equal, such as ...

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