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Inequalities of Opportunity

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Trey Allred

on 10 October 2012

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Discrimination in the
Workplace Attention ! http://www.ilo.org/washington/areas/gender-equality-in-the-workplace/WCMS_159496/lang--en/index.htm
http://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/the-gender-gap-do-dealerships-treat-women-differently.html Works Cited Prohibited discrimination and made employment discrimination illegal.
“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” –Martin Luther King Civil Rights Act of 1964 Ian Ayres and Peter Siegelman studied 200 Chicago car dealerships and this is what they discovered. Car Dealership Experiment In 2010, American women on average earned 81 percent of what their male counterparts earned.
One in four women have experienced discrimination or unfair treatment at work.
Women earn less than men in 99% of all occupations. Surprising Statistics Do you think there is equality in all aspects in the workplace today?
Are men and women treated equally?
Do people from all races receive fair treatment? Get to know one another (to help find similarities rather than differences). Make sure that the employee manual/handbook has clear examples of discrimination.
Test employees knowledge about discrimination
Give suspensions/fines for workplace discrimination NEED People are being discriminated all around the world.
You can be discriminated by gender, race, weight, religion, or sexual orientation.
This may give you a lesser opportunity to get promoted, job loss, benefits, and pay. What’s going on Ray Katz was fired from Optimum Sports
CFO Mark Amabile discriminated against him
Used Katz age, marital status, and religion to discriminate
Katz was Jewish, over 50, and single
This friction between Katz and the CFO caused Katz to be fired
Unfair firing Example of Discrimination in the Workplace Notify the person in charge
Many times when there is discrimination in the workplace of any kind the employers have no clue
Notify if you have witnessed any
Try to use a formal procedure to report
The employer will more likely listen
More effectiveness Fighting Discrimination Research the company you want to work for
See if company has any past problems with discrimination
Bring it to interview
Ask interviewer questions about company’s history of discrimination
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the interviewer is not allowed to ask certain questions about your birthplace, nationality, and religion How you, yourself can Avoid Workplace Discrimination
Prevent the discrimination before it ever gets started
Managers should distribute a discrimination policy showing consequences
Policy training sessions can help ensure employees understanding The Solution Satisfaction Ask around if you think there is
discrimination going on at your work place. REPORT IT http://www.businessinsider.com/now-omnicom-is-getting-sued-for-discrimination--todays-ad-brief-2012-9
http://www.articlesnatch.com/Article/Solutions-To-Discrimination-And-Stereotyping-At-Work/410033 Works Cited http://www.canmybossdothat.com/?gclid=CJ--nLCa9LICFQmpnQodU1kAPw Visit If you have a question about your workplace or if your boss is creating a discrimination….. Family Views 12% Physical Differences 20% Religious Beliefs
16% What do you think are the TOP 3 factors what cause DISCRIMINATION?? Questions Hooters is a great example of discrimination

Ever seen a fat Hooters girl? “I believe that those who promote discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or any other grounds are gravely mistaken about the values that make our nation strong. I will continue to move my administration in the direction of compassion, acceptance.” – Bill Clinton
“From the viewpoint of absolute truth, what we feel and experience in our ordinary daily life is all delusion. Of all the various delusions, the sense of discrimination between oneself and others is the worst form, as it creates nothing but unpleasant.”- Dalai Lama We are not the only ones Visualize
Obviously it leads to ignorance.
There will be outrage.
Stress and poor health
State of mind for those affected. What will happen if it continues?
Take legal actions.
Start small and then go big.
Petition the right for those who are discriminated against.
Make a personal pledge to try and stop the discrimination you are doing. How do we stop it?
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