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Mitchell, Thomas; Henning, Jane – 1987
Despite legislative and judicial attempts to remedy sex discrimination in the workplace, women continue to earn 60% less than their male counterparts. One factor that could influence an employer's evaluation of an applicant is the knowledge of that applicant's salary on his or her present job. A study was conducted to determine the influence of an…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Students, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education
O'Riley, Kathleen Keri – 1991
A literature review on the topic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the workplace is presented with these objectives: (1) to identify the myths and realities of the disease; (2) to identify AIDS-related issues in the workplace; and (3) to identify how employers and companies handle and respond to AIDS in the workplace. Terms related…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Employees, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices
Moran, Tyler T.; Petsod, Daranee – 2003
First-generation immigrants play a crucial role in the U.S. economy, but despite their pivotal role many immigrant workers confront enormous challenges in the labor force. The immigrant population increased from 19.8 million in 1990 to 31.1 million in 2000, comprising 11.1% of the U.S. population and 12.4% of the nation's workforce. Immigrants are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Employer Attitudes, Employment Practices, Employment Projections
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Rothstein, Mark A. – Journal of College and University Law, 1984
The wide range of reproductive hazards encountered by university employees in a variety of job classifications are outlined, and the legal issues raised by possible employment discrimination claims and potential tort liability for reproductive injuries are discussed. Employer responses to the problem and public policy concerns are also examined.…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Higher Education, Industry
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Fones-Wolf, Colin T. – Journal of Appalachian Studies, 2004
On October 15, 1959, union delegates from across West Virginia converged upon the Daniel Boone Hotel in the capital city of Charleston to participate in the West Virginia Labor Federation, AFL-CIO's second statewide constitutional convention. Charleston, at this time, remained a segregated city. So when G. William Dunn, an African-American…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Unions, State History, African American History
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Barker, Marianne – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
Attending to immigrants' social integration is a complex challenge for adult educators in ordinary times, and the complexity has significantly increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. This exploratory paper begins by outlining four aspects of social integration: forming social networks, developing a sense of belonging, linking social integration to…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Social Integration, Social Isolation, COVID-19
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Roszak, Piotr; Horvat, Sasa; Wólkowski, Jan – British Journal of Religious Education, 2021
The article presents the results of a qualitative survey conducted in 2019, in which 2.558 catholic religious education (RE) teachers working in state schools participated. The results indicate the existence of various forms of microaggressions towards religion teachers at school. First, the article analyses the relation between RE teachers and…
Descriptors: Religious Discrimination, Social Bias, Religious Education, Foreign Countries
Edson, Sakre Kennington – 1988
The results of a longitudinal study of women pursuing administrative careers provides a fuller understanding of the motivations of women and assists aspiring women in making informed career choices. The book has five sections. The first covers career stages common to most aspirants, but from a female perspective. In the second section, women…
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Baldwin, David A. – 1996
This handbook offers "how to" guidance on library management and provides a single source for laws, regulations, executive orders, guidelines, and court decisions on employee and employer rights and responsibilities. Detailed information is provided on: recruiting and selecting personnel; the employment relationship; wages and hours;…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Civil Liberties, Disabilities, Employee Responsibility
Baker, Kathleen; Katona, Chris; Brosh, Joanne; Shull, Mary; Chambliss, Catherine – 2003
Smokers are increasingly stigmatized in our society. Pressures to limit public smoking have mounted, and there is evidence of discrimination against smokers in the workplace. This study examined how current smokers, former smokers, and nonsmokers were differentially characterized by students drawn from a suburban high school and college. Students…
Descriptors: College Students, Health Behavior, High School Students, Personality Assessment
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Von Bergen, Alison N.; Von Bergen, C. W.; Ballare, Doreen A. – Journal of Employment Counseling, 2008
Family responsibilities discrimination--bias against workers based on their responsibilities to care for family members--is rapidly becoming a 21st-century workplace concern. Employers who harass, pass over for promotion, or terminate workers because such workers care for children, spouses, elderly parents, or family members with disabilities have…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Disabilities, Court Litigation, Counseling Psychology
Webb, Joyce G. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2010
On April 20, 2010, United States President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring National Equal Pay Day. In the proclamation it was recognized that despite years of progress in the workforce, women are still not paid as much as men. The proclamation states: Throughout our Nation's history, extraordinary women have broken barriers to achieve…
Descriptors: Daughters, Salary Wage Differentials, Females, Gender Differences
Inoue, Yukiko – 1999
This document reports on a study to determine Guamanian women's identification of their social status and gender awareness. Participants of the study were 350 randomly selected undergraduate women who responded to questionnaires. A statistical profile of the Guamanian undergraduate women was derived as follows: (1) is a traditional aged student;…
Descriptors: Aspiration, Females, Goal Orientation, Higher Education
Regan, Trace; Shin, Hochang – 1988
A study surveyed minority journalists at newspapers and television stations in Ohio to determine how overall job satisfaction is linked to perceived communication satisfaction, satisfaction with intrinsic and extrinsic aspects of a job, perceived racial discrimination, and general variables such as years in journalism, position, and the number of…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Media Research, Minority Groups
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Marques, Joan F. – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2010
This article presents a brief diversity audit of three major U.S. corporations, who share some interesting common traits. The attractive diversity delineations posted on these company's Web sites will be reviewed, followed by their issues with the same topic in the past few decades. This threefold audit is followed by two important observations…
Descriptors: Corporations, Diversity (Institutional), Racial Discrimination, Gender Discrimination
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