Affirmative Action in the Workplace

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Affirmative Action in the Workplace

Negative and Positive

Rebecca Mikell

Human Resources


Affirmative action in this time and place is a very hard area to keep in place when it comes to keeping jobs even at work for the employees. Sometimes this type of equality in the working world can be good and sometimes it can be bad, but it depends on how it is used that really makes how a person can feel when it comes to this type of treatment of employees no matter what color or sex a person is during this time period. If you take a look at what might be good about this type of action where I work five days a week, you would say that it is better on the day shift than on the night shift that is for sure, because on the
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So to me that is not the right way to judge someone just because they are not the right sex for a job. There is one Bible verse that I have found that kind of deals with affirmative action in places and that is Acts 6:13 which says, Now, in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables. Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty. (Holy Bible , NKJV) No employees, not matter what color, sex, or race should be treated unfairly in a work place. It is not the fair thing and to me you should not have to put any type of action in place to make people see what’s right and wrong when it comes to hiring someone for a job in this society today. I know there are people who do not treat others fairly, but they should have to be the ones who have to follow a rule, and not the ones who are treating everyone equal.

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Holy Bible , NKJV. 2011.
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