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Department
Management (MGS)
Course
MGSC14H3
Professor
Andrew Stark
Semester
Winter

Description
Defining Equality in Employment - Equality in employment means that no one is denied opportunities for reasons that have nothing to do with inherent ability - Equal accessfree from arbitrary obstructions - Discrimination an arbitrary barrier stands between a persons ability and his or her opportunity to demonstrate it. - Practices or attitudes that have the effect of limiting an individuals or groups right to the opportunities generally available because of attributed rather than actual characteristics. - Equality: treating everyone the same may offend the notion of equality. Ignoring differences may mean ignoring legitimate needs - Ignoring differences and refusing to accommodate them is a denial of equal access and opportunity - Societys disadvantages are assumed by 4 groups: native people, visible minorities, disabled persons, women - Woman = revised approach to the role women play in the workforce - Native people = effective and relevant education and training, accommodation to cultural and geographic realities, primary voice in the design of the education, training, and funding programs for their benefit, meaningful support systems, and delivery of services through native run institutions - Visible minorities = attack on racism. Adequate language training, counseling to teach and assist them to adjust to Canadian culture - Disabled person = full accommodation and widest range of human and technical supports - Achievement of equality double edged approach: 1 concerns those pre employment conditions that affect accessto employment. 2 concerns those conditions in the workplace that militate against equal participation in employment. - Systemic discrimination impact of behaviour. Suggests that the inevitable, cumulative effect on individuals or groups of behaviour that has an arbitrarily negative impact on them is more significant than whether the behaviour flows from insensitivity or intentional discrimination www.notesolution.com
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