This paper examines employment law and specifically the goals surrounding affirmative action plans and the ways in which they are implemented
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY.
Argues in favor of affirmative action and the need for the policy to continue. Its effectiveness in decreasing institutional discrimination and role in shaping the values of Ameican society. Concept of special privileges & equal opportunity. Reverse discrmination issue. Overall segregation of American workforce. Gap between rich & poor. Undoing injustices.
CA PROPOSITION 209.
Examines background, pros & cons, effects of state's anti-affirmative action law.
Diversity in the workforce
This paper examines the issues surrounding affirmative action programs and plans and attempts to identify ways in which an affirmative action program can be implemented without unduly infringing on the rights of individuals to make reasonable and rational hiring and other employment related decisions
Considers affirmative action in the workplace and in education, generally taking a favorable stand. The critical role played by diversity programs. Includes a discussion of Prop. 209 in California and copies of sources.
A look at affirmative action confirms that if racial equality is to be achieved in the United States, some form of affirmative action plan must remain in effect. This has been proven in California and Texas, where the abandonment of affirmative action in higher education has resulted in smaller minority student populations at top-tier institutions.
Discusses elements of affirmative action as it applies to public and private sector employers, and how it intracts with Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. Presents what and who the law applies to.
Affirmative action in Higher Education
Discusses how affirmative action has evolved from its beginnings in the 1960s to today. Implications of the Civil Rights Act (CRA) of 1964. Original and expanded purpose of CRA from civil rights for African Americans to rights for women.
An analysis of affirmative action that argues such policies are effective and still necessary to redress historically systemic discrimination in business and education. Issues involved. Assaults on Affirmative Action legislation.