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Disabilities Act and Affrimative actions

1) How did the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act change workplace culture?

2) Why do some criticize affirmative action? What would be one advantage and one disadvantage of eliminating affirmative action?

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Workplaces were required, under ADA, to make accommodations for people with disabilities if they were qualified, that allowed them to work. The people working in organizations were working with people with disabilities and having to make certain changes in the way they approached other workers. Acceptance was a key in all this. There was also competition for jobs that required that people with disabilities be considered for jobs they could do with accommodations. Diversity became less about color or ...

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The solution provides insight and advise in discussing the the effects of the Disabilities Act on workplace culture and the topic of affirmative action - its advantages and disadvantages.

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