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Equal employment solutions for men and women.

Provide a summary of existing or proposed solutions of differing groups. Consider the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, corporate human resource departments, state or federal laws and regulations, political strategies, government agencies, religious groups, and grassroots organizations.

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Before getting to the question, allow me to comment on the nature of the post title. "Men versus Women" would seem to indicate first of all a competition or battle that is being waged. Are men and women enemies or opponents, or is it possible to focus on collaboration instead of competition? It would seem that this question is written from the conflict theory perspective. Additionally, the comparison of men versus women, even if legitimate, is not really valid because there are too many subdivisions within each group. For example we know that African-American men do not typically earn the same wage as white men. Native American men typically earn even less than African Americans or other minorities. Women as a whole are equally subdivided into smaller sub-groups. A final thought is that the word "equality" must be defined. Do we mean the same hourly wage or salary? Does this mean equal benefits? Or does this simply mean equal opportunity to be considered for the job?

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This post deals with ways in which to resolve inequality in employment between men and women. Over 550 words of original text along with links to sources that can be studied in further detail.

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