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Corporate affirmative action practices and the Civil Rights Act of 1991

Jeffrey A. Norris

Corporate affirmative action practices and the Civil Rights Act of 1991

by Jeffrey A. Norris

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Published by Employment Policy Foundation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Civil rights -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Jeffrey A. Norris.
    SeriesPolicy paper, Policy paper (National Foundation for the Study of Employment Policy (U.S.))
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18311772M

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of , as amended (Title VII), is a Federal law that protects individuals against employment discrimination. Executive Order is similar to Title VII. Executive Order prohibits Federal contractors and subcontractors from engaging in workplace employment discrimination on the basis of race, color. Affirmative action was extended to women by Executive Order which amended Executive Order on 13 October , by adding "sex" to the list of protected categories. In the U.S. affirmative action's original purpose was to pressure institutions into compliance with the nondiscrimination mandate of the Civil Rights Act of

      Following the brief filed to the court by the companies asking to take another look at the case, the Department of Justice responded. The Justice Department filed an amicus brief to the court on Wednesday saying that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of does not cover employment “discrimination based on sexual orientation.”. Affirmative action in the United States is a set of laws, policies, guidelines, and administrative practices "intended to end and correct the effects of a specific form of discrimination" that include government-mandated, government-sanctioned and voluntary private programs. The programs tend to focus on access to education and employment, granting special consideration to .

    A direct assault on affirmative action in education took place recently when Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander announced he would seek to eliminate all publicly funded minority-only fellowships. The Civil Rights Act. Not all the news is bad. Chapter 3: Affirmative Action and Civil Rights Policy Homepage While nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action in personnel practices and program delivery have a basis in legal mandates, valuing diversity is a broader concept evolving from these principles. All ANR programs, including 4-H YDP, are federally mandated.


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