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Equal Opportunity - social realities

Describe your thoughts relative to the ethical and moral ramifications of well intentioned government financial or other regulation. Are they always ethical or can they become unethical? Give examples.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policies

Equal Employment Opportunity or EEO is one of the manifestations of affirmative action taken by the government and instituted as standard employment practice across America as a policy against discrimination for the purpose of implementing full spectrum diversity. The struggle to implement full spectrum diversity in the workplace and in society is a continuous battle and as such, generates news headlines. Nowadays, the issue about workplace diversity centres on equal and fair employment. The goal is to treat people equally without discrimination whatever their race, ethnicity, gender, age, ability/disability or religion. Since the Civil Rights movement in the 60's, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has presided and guarded over equal opportunity and equality issues across the American labour & employment market. An agency under the Department of Labor, it is mandated to guard and enforce equal ...

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The solution discusses the ramifications of the well-intentioned government regulation on equal opportunity in relation to ethical & moral conditions vis-a-vis certain social situations and realities. The solution is int he form of a 686-word essay. References are listed following the APA format. A word version of the solution is attached for easy printing.