Case Study Of Affirmative Action In Santa Clara County, California

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In Santa Clara County, California the transportation agency implemented an affirmative-action plan to tackle the historical patterns of discrimination against women and minorities. By implementing affirmative action, this allowed the agency to take into consideration gender when making promotions to positions. In the past, the transportation agency’s pattern traditionally segregated job classification in which women had been significantly underrepresented. The division of road-maintenance workers had a considerable underrepresentation of female workers. One out of 110 employees in the division was female. Diane Joyce application for the position of road dispatcher was classified as a road maintenance worker. The agency promoted Joyce in agreement with the bylaws of the affirmative action plan …show more content…
Like, and one is that the ethics are so clear. Ethics are not just about individual rights and responsibilities but how a company enforces these rights. If a company believes that employee center ethics is going to defend favoritism, no matter how noble the goal, it is impractical if people are the decision makers. An ethics based on fundamental, especially the requirement for fairness, requires that all men and women regardless of race get an even shot in the workplace. On the other side, society’s overall welfare must be the highest goal of the ethical action, to deny that a certain form of affirmative action balancing, in some organizations at some times, does serve the general welfare and therefore is ethically required. Furthermore, ethics begins with individuals and their rights to hold certain jobs and to block these opportunities because they do not fit into a specific race or gender category becomes automatically objectionable.
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