Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Programs
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From the Paper:"The purpose of this research is to examine the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) programs. A review of the current literature indicates shifts in thinking regarding these federal programs. The areas addressed include legislation (development and functions), enforcement (agencies and procedures), as well as failures and successes through goals, quotas, hiring, and promotion practices.
Legislation. This analysis focuses on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended by the Equal Employment Act of 1972 and the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Title VII, as amended by the 1972 Act, prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. Title VII covers employers (a) engaged in an "industry affecting commerce" and (b)(...)"
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