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Federal affirmative action

United States. General Accounting Office

Federal affirmative action

better EEOC guidance and agency analysis of underrepresentation needed : report to the chairman, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Affirmative action programs -- United States.,
  • Administrative agencies -- United States -- Employees.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14533351M

    Affirmative action programs are all the initiatives, policies, processes, and activities that the campus engages in to promote equal employment opportunity and diversity relating to women, minorities, people with disabilities, and certain veterans. An affirmative action plan is a document produced every year that summarizes the affirmative action program. When Affirmative Action Was White offers much for those hoping to participate in this debate; its message should be taken as a serious reminder that state-sponsored racial discrimination has affected allAmericans. Whether Katznelson's book will definitively "turn the tide" against affirmative action's opponents, however, will remain to be seen.

    Affirmative action, which incorporates some features from the two distinct British concepts of "positive discrimination" and "positive action", is a set of policies that support members of disadvantaged groups that have previously suffered discrimination (and may continue to) in such areas as education, employment, or housing. Main Term(s): affirmative action, affirmative action programs, diversity in education, diversity in the workplace Related Terms: anti-racism, discrimination in employment, diversity in organizations, employee selection, equality in the workplace, homosexuality in the workplace, minorities -- employment, multicultural education, personnel policies, social integration programs, tokenism.

    Advantages and Benefits of Having an Affirmative Action Plan. Just like when developing a printable employee action plan, it is important for you to ensure that your affirmative action plan is relevant, necessary, and based on the current conditions of the business especially regarding the issues and concerns that you would like to resolve or give focus on. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has proposed making functional affirmative action programs less burdensome, but groups filing comments on behalf of federal .


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This book takes us through the history of affirmative action, from before John F. Kennedy to the current Trump administration. It describes the difference between "soft" affirmative action approaches, which focus on the recruitment of a diverse applicant field, to "hard" affirmative action, which can involve hiring specifically on the basis of race or gender, or quotas/5(3).

affirmative action, in the United States, programs to overcome the effects of past societal discrimination by allocating jobs and resources to members of specific groups, such as minorities and women. The policy was implemented by federal agencies enforcing the Civil Rights Act of and two executive orders, which provided that government contractors and educational institutions receiving federal.

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Although voters approved the initiative to end affirmative action programs in the state except those mandated by the federal government, the constitutionality of the measure was immediately challenged in federal. Affirmative action for federal contractors Federal contractors are required to adopt affirmative action programs due to Executive Order According to the executive order, contractors must identify segments of their workforce who belong to a protected class and ensure they have proper representation.

INTRODUCTION. This guide is designed to give small businesses that have Federal contracts or subcontracts an introduction to the basic equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements of Executive Orderas amended, and its implementing regulations, which prohibit employment discrimination by Federal contractors and subcontractors and federally-assisted construction contractors and.

Judge Rules In Favor Of Harvard In Affirmative Action Case The advocacy group Students for Fair Admissions says it will appeal the decision, which means the fate of race-conscious admissions could.

In his book When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold Story of Racial Inequality, the Columbia historian and political scientist Ira Katznelson explores the way federal.

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But the book, just by the accumulation of sixty years’ worth of evidence, allows us to reach some useful conclusions, and the most important of these is that affirmative action : Louis Menand.

Affirmative Action Programs (AAP) are a requirement of doing business with the U.S. Federal Government. Specified contract and employment activities must comply with AAP to meet equal employment opportunity (EEO) regulations.

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Affirmative action programs were monitored by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Subsequently, affirmative action was broadened to cover women and Native Americans, Hispanics, and other minorities and was extended to colleges and universities and state and federal agencies.

In a new, substantive introduction, Richard F. Tomasson offers a short history of the affirmative action debate and addresses new developments since the book's original appearance.

In Part One, authors Crosby and Herzberger draw on state and federal court decisions, federal decrees, and university practices to support affirmative action to. A US district judge in Boston has upheld Harvard's admissions process following a challenge from a group representing Asian American applicants who.

The first time "affirmative action" is used by the federal government concerning race is in President John F.

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A federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of California's ballot initiative to dismantle affirmative action, saying there is a "strong probability" that it will be proven unconstitutional. About The Affirmative Action Puzzle. A rich, multifaceted history of affirmative action from the Civil Rights Act of through today’s tumultuous times From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis (“Remarkable” —Anthony Lewis, The New York Review of Books, “Definitive”—Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic) and Dissent and the Supreme Court (“Riveting.

Aiming to promote a more thorough knowledge of the issues involved, this book covers the history, legal status, controversies, and impact of affirmative action in both the private and public sectors--and in education as well as employment. Betweenwhen President Lyndon B.

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Created as part of the Civil Rights Act ofaffirmative action refers to the practice of requiring businesses that contract with the federal government to promote equal opportunities among.Federal contractors are required to do a number of tasks during the affirmative action plan year.

Because those tasks are not reported on until an OFCCP audit, they often fall to the bottom of the.