Essays Tagged: "discriminatory practices"

affirmative action

isible minorities have often been denied employmentequity, or equal employment opportunities due to discriminatory practices. Thesegroups should enjoy equal representative share of employment opportun ...

(2 pages) 129 0 3.7 Aug/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Minorities in Canada.

ir appearance is one reason they are excluded from a mostly white Canada, and is also the basis for discriminatory practices by some individuals.Canada is the Canadian Indians' own country, for they w ... ortation of all persons of Japanese origin--3,964 Japanese were sent to war-torn Japan. Despite the discriminatory treatment received by the Japanese Canadians, they never demonstrated retaliation. Af ...

(7 pages) 93 1 3.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Discrimination in England and Wales

t 1976 and the Disability discrimination Act 1995. Both acts have the common purpose pf eradicating discriminatory practices, and make it a tort apposed to a criminal offence. If individuals feel thei ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Statue and Case Law: Discrimination Purviews

, Executive Order 11246, and the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. As we review case law pertaining to discriminatory practices within the workplace, Team C will identify all statutes that pertain to the ... nation based on race, gender, religion, national origin, physical disability, and age by employers. Discriminatory practices include bias in hiring, promotion, job assignment, termination, compensatio ...

(11 pages) 634 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Civil Rights Timeline

, 1913, sparked the 381-day Montgomery bus boycott that led to a 1956 Supreme Court order outlawing discriminatory practices on Montgomery buses. In December 1955, returning home from her assistant ta ...

(6 pages) 99 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Age Discrimination

the enactment of Title VII.Three years later, in 1967, the federal government stepped in to address discriminatory practices with respect to older workers by passing the Age Discrimination in Employme ... substantive provisions with respect to the prohibition against age discrimination parallel the anti-discriminatory provisions of Title VII. The aims are the same--the elimination of discrimination fro ...

(3 pages) 188 1 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Criminal Justice In Saudia Arabia: A State Of Secrecy

very differently than most. Saudi Arabia practices some appalling acts on its prisoners, along with discriminatory practices against women and other minorities. Saudi Arabia has committed itself to pr ... ntly on the basis of their social status, religion, political beliefs, nationality or gender. These discriminatory laws are justified under Saudi Arabian law. Osman Gedi Guled wrote in his diary regar ...

(7 pages) 542 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Botswana: A Diamond in the Rough

s, legal transparency, and property rights. Botswana’s institute of government also lacked the discriminatory practices and internal strife present in many of the neighboring countries.Botswana w ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Labour Relations in South Africa

rom the work force in terms of pregnancy and maternity benefits.•To guide against implementing discriminatory practices in the work place based on gender, age, HIV and pregnancy status.TABLE OF C ... become pregnant). As financial manager, you would not want to be liable for deliberately promoting discriminatory practices as there are financial implications.2.7.RIGHT TO PRIVACYMedical testing of ...

(16 pages) 42 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


t highly qualified doctor.Racial diversity in colleges and the work place is crucial, but other non-discriminatory practices should be implemented to achieve this objective. Government officials shoul ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Race and Ethnicity in Police Employment Practices

se on employment applications and job descriptions of departments that are or have been involved in discriminatory lawsuits. As a result, I do not believe that minorities are "encouraged to apply" bec ... nd what exactly we can do about it if our rights are violated. Stopping the cycle and not accepting discriminatory practices, regardless of the circumstances, is the key to stopping discriminatory pol ...

(7 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Common Causes of Discrimination

e of antidiscrimination laws, comes from the scope and dispensation of job discrimination lawsuits. Discriminatory practices have occurred at highly visible U.S. corporations often having multinationa ... l antidiscrimination laws nor the pressures of competitive markets have prevented the occurrence of discriminatory practices that have resulted in significant awards or settlements for the plaintiffs. ...

(24 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory