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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION1961-2011<br />By: Kenisha H. Thompson<br />Class: HRMG 5700 Employment Law<br />
QUESTION: Has the progress of Affirmative Action changed in 50 years?<br />ANSWER: Yes<br />
FACTS:<br />GROUPS IMPACTED BY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION<br />Groups Originally Impacted by Affirmative Action in 1961:<br />Blac...
Myths:<br />Myth: Affirmative Action means quotas.<br />Myth: Affirmative action, civil rights and diversity are the same ...
Kenisha Thompsonkhthompson1980@gmail.comabout.me/khthompson<br />Thank you!<br />
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  1. 1. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION1961-2011<br />By: Kenisha H. Thompson<br />Class: HRMG 5700 Employment Law<br />
  2. 2. QUESTION: Has the progress of Affirmative Action changed in 50 years?<br />ANSWER: Yes<br />
  3. 3. FACTS:<br />GROUPS IMPACTED BY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION<br />Groups Originally Impacted by Affirmative Action in 1961:<br />Blacks <br />Women<br />Groups Impacted by Affirmative Action in 2011:<br />Disabled<br />Minorities<br />Veterans<br />Women<br />Groups which are Not Covered by Affirmative Action:<br />Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Queer Community (LGBTQ)<br />Immigrants<br />
  4. 4. Myths:<br />Myth: Affirmative Action means quotas.<br />Myth: Affirmative action, civil rights and diversity are the same thing.<br />Myth: Affirmative Action means hiring individuals who are less qualified than other candidates because of race and/or gender.<br />Myth: Our list of finalists for the open position doesn't include a person of color or a female candidate, so let's select someone from the applicant pool to include as a finalist so we are compliant with federal requirements. <br />
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  6. 6. Kenisha Thompsonkhthompson1980@gmail.comabout.me/khthompson<br />Thank you!<br />
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