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  • What is Affirmitive Action?

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    Affirmative action or sometimes known as positive discrimination have been an issue that has going on around the world. Even though the policies vary from country to country, with some having quotas and others offering preferences in the selection process, the idea of providing special opportunities to a disadvantaged group remains universal. Our group choose this topic as we all have a personal interest in affirmative action and have had some form of affiliation with it in our lives. It can been

  • Affirmitive Action Essay

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    Affirmative Action is the name given to programs that try to correct past and ongoing discriminations against women, racial minorities, and others in the work force and in education. The principal goal of Affirmative Action is to create more diversity and equal opportunities in jobs or schools that used to be all or mostly male, white, or both. Affirmative Action programs have been in place only a little over thirty years. Affirmative action works. There are thousands of examples of situations where

  • Affirmitive Action Essay

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    The Facts      In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson issues an Executive Order 11246 requiring federal contractors to “take affirmative action” to ensure that they do not engage in discriminatory practices against workers because of race creed, color, or national origin. Two years later gender was added to the list. Affirmative action is the practice, usually by institutions or employment in government and business, of giving preference to racial minorities and women. The

  • The Battle Over Affirmitive Action in the College World

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    For many the subject of affirmative action is worth protesting over, however, there are a few who would love to see the existence of affirmitive action abolished. Affirmative action has always been a long debated topic with two different communites arguing very different view points. Although affirmitive action can cause friction among many different opionated people, on the other hand, the results of the practice has ensured the college educations for many of minorities in America. Should this

  • Why We Still Need Affirmitive Action

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    Why we still need affirmative action Because of the complex nature of the discussion on affirmative action and the controversies and the emotion surrounding it, it is imperative to first recap on the causes of race and inequality in the United States of America. The policies on affirmative action were proposed as a fractional remedy for the socio-economic impacts of past and present disadvantage faced by certain groups in the population, especially with regard to biases on gender and race. Such disadvantages

  • Affirmitive Action In The College Admissions Process Essay

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    Every year millions of high school seniors apply to colleges and universities across the country. Some get in, some don’t. These schools have strict policies on the criteria for the acceptance of such students. The criteria involve many aspects of a student’s prior academic career, such as their academic standing, extra curricular activities and work ethic. These are criteria that put everyone on the same level because everyone has the ability to work harder or join more athletics. However, no one

  • Affirmative Improvement Essay

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    Ways to Improve The current state of Affirmative action has its advantages and disadvantages and by no means is it perfect. Addressing the disadvantages is a good place to start on the path for improvement. It is ironic that its detractors now pitch Affirmative action as “reverse discrimination” when the original program was designed to overcome discrimination. In order to overcome this disadvantage we cannot simply eliminate the program because it truly does facilitate the integration and tolerance

  • Arthur Lang Jewelers, Inc. V. Johnson

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    the District court granting the motion and dismissing Lang’s action when Harold Lang Jewelers, Inc. filed a lawsuit against Johnson because Johnson allegedly owed $160,322.90 plus interest for jewelry delivered/sold. Johnson claimed, as an affirmitive defense, that Lang could not sue in the state of North Carolina court as Lang had failed to obtain a certificate of authority to transact business in the state. The District court dismissed Lang’s action. Lang appealed. ISSUE: Is business

  • Employment Equity

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    EMPLOYMENT EQUITY Contents PAGE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2 INTRODUCTION 2 WHAT IS EMPLOYMENT EQUITY 3 HOW DOES IT WORK 3 - 4 WHAT IS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION 5 IMPLEMENATION OF AFFIRMITIVE & EMPLOYMENT EQUITY 6 - 7 OBSTACLES & CHALLENGES 7 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 8 CONCLUSION 8 BIBLIOGRAPHY 9 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This assignment deals with the Employment Equity Act of 19 October 1998. It covers the workings of the act in terms of equity

  • Resourceing Talent

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    CONTENT PAGE 1. Introduction 2. Factors that affect an organisations approach to attracting talent 2.1 Internal Factors 2.2 External Factors 3. Organisational benefits of attracting and retaining a diverse work force 3.1 Benefits 3.1.1 Enchances a diverse customer base and shareholder value 3.1.2 Need to comply with legislative requirement 3.1.3 Enchances additional knowledge, ideas and experience 4. Factors that affect an organisations approach to recruitment and selection

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