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Affirmative action/employment equity / Margaret Young.

Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.

Affirmative action/employment equity / Margaret Young.

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reverse discrimination in employment -- Canada.,
  • Affirmative action programs -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCurrent issue review (Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch) -- 84-31E
    ContributionsYoung, Margaret
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20317588M
    ISBN 100660128462
    OCLC/WorldCa22130559

    The effect of affirmative action based on quotas rather than merit is that quality suffers, regardless of whether the issue is employment, college admissions, or book selection. A closely related point is that affirmative action causes reverse discrimination. Discrimination against white males is just as bad as discrimination against : Ernest Pasour.   The contribution may be either a sustained one or a single outstanding accomplishment. The award may be given for an activist or scholarly contribution in such areas as pay equity, affirmative action, legislative work and non-sexist education. Employment discrimination and the assumption of equality, Michael Evan Gold; affirmative action - symbolic accommodation and conflict, Jonathan Leonard; implementing human rights legislation through commissions - Canadian and British experiences, Alison Harvison Young; Canadian federal employment equity policies - an evaluation, Harish C, Jain. Affirmative Action. Affirmative action refers to special consideration for minorities and women in employment and education to compensate for the discrimination and lack of opportunities they experience in the larger society. Affirmative action programs were begun in the s to provide African Americans and, later, other people of color and women access to jobs and education to make up for.


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KEY OBJECTIVES REGARDING AFFIRMATIVE ACTION MEASURES (ANNEXURE D) 1 KEY OBJECTIVE 1: EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES ARE INTEGRATED WITH MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS The University recognises and is committed to the integration of employment equity at all levels.

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