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    Origin, Religion, Disability and Age. Two initiatives I will be exploring are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Equal Opportunity Equal Opportunity started to make waves in 1961 as an executive order from President John F. Kennedy. In his order he indicated that federal contractors take “affirmative action…

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    authority upon the district courts of the United States to offer judicial order requiring reprieve against discrimination in public accommodations, to allow the attorney General to establish suits to safeguard constitutional rights in public accommodations and public education, to lengthen the Commission on Civil Rights, to avoid discrimination in federally supported programs, to ascertain a Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity, and for other purposes. Employment Discrimination laws…

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    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces EEO laws and also provides oversight and coordination of all Federal EEO regulations, practices, and policies. EEOC is an independent Federal agency originally created by Congress in 1964 to enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Equal Employment Opportunities have played a huge role in giving equal rights to every American in the workplace today. Without it, many Americans with disabilities and of different races would…

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    According to Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is a legal law that forbids the employment discrimination based on gender, race, religious belief, color, age, national origin, pregnancy, creed, and disability (EEOC, 2009). The EEOC also protects employees from harassment against managers and supervisors. Furthermore, the EEOC provides supervision and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and insurances (EEOC, 2009). This paper will delineate a…

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    August 15, 2016 Gender Pay Gap Equal employment opportunities and the right to earn a paycheck that is free from gender bias is the right given to all American females under the Equal Pay Act 1963. Equal pay refers to “the right of a man or woman to receive the same pay as a person of the opposite sex doing the same or similar work for the same or a similar employer.” (Equal pay, n.d.). Equal Pay not only protects wages, but also ensures employers provide employees equal compensations…

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    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Laws EEOC is responsible for enforcing are: Federal Laws prohibit workplace discrimination such as, age, disability, equal pay/compensation, genetic information, harassment, national origin, pregnancy, race/color, religion, retaliation, sex, and sexual harassment After a charge is filed against an organization EEOC will notify the organization within 10 days, in many cases, the organization may choose to resolve a charge through mediation and…

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    One of the most predominant advantages to education is its promotion of equal opportunity. Bloom confirms this atmosphere when he writes, “[Great thinkers] had authority not based on power, money, or family, but on natural gifts that properly compel respect”(Bloom 6). Privilege based on wealth holds no power behind the walls of a university, but Michaels proposes that inequality lies at the gates of universities. “What’s keeping [the poor] out of elite universities is not their inability to pay…

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    Equal employment opportunity is the base that brings together diversity and affirmative action efforts that everyone should be treated equally for employment opportunities. To best recognize how equal employment opportunity (EEO), affirmative action (AA), and Diversity work together, I will identify how each interact with one another and also discover the differences of the three initiatives. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that…

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    Table of Contents I. Executive Summary ............................................…………….………..................... 3 II. Theoretical Aspect (Literature Review) ..........………………................................. 6 3.1. Definition of Equal Employment Opportunities............................................... 6 3.2. Definition of Discrimination............................................................................. 6 3.3. Definition of other laws…

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    America is often advertised as the "Land of the Free" with "equal opportunities." However, when immigrants arrive, things do not end up in their favor. Instead, the justice system rules out the people of color and favors the White privileged and only brings complications and inconveniences to society. The American Dream is not much of a dream as it is a nightmare for many non-Caucasian individuals. Generally, most people start at different starting points in life yet, it is…

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