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Draper, William R.; Reid, Christine A.; McMahon, Brian T. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2011
This article documents the employment discrimination experienced by Americans "regarded as" disabled (but not medically verified as such), using the Integrated Mission System of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Claimants who were perceived as disabled, as contrasted with those with documented disabilities, were more likely…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Work Environment
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An, Sunghee; Roessler, Richard T.; McMahon, Brian T. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2011
This study reports findings from an analysis of employment allegations and resolutions maintained in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) database. Spanning the years 1992 to 2005, the data were aggregated for individuals with psychiatric disabilities and individuals with a variety of physical, sensory, and neurological…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Work Environment, Psychiatry, Disability Discrimination
Gill, Wanda E. – Online Submission, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG) reviewed and responded to the EEOC [Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office] African American Workgroup Report. The BIG ED Chapter considered whether: There is any evidence indicating that the number and percentage of African Americans employed by any federal government…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Minority Groups, Racial Discrimination, Public Agencies
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Thornton, Margaret – Australian Universities' Review, 2008
With particular regard to gender, this paper considers the rise and fall of EEO in Australian universities over the last 30 years. The paper argues that EEO, a product of social liberalism, had barely been introduced before it became a casualty of the Dawkins reforms and the transformation of the university. Corporatisation resulted in top-down…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Critical Theory, Social Justice
Standing, Hilary; Baume, Elaine – 2001
The issues of equity, equal opportunities, gender, and organization performance in the health care sector worldwide was examined. Information was gathered from the available literature and from individuals in 17 countries. The analysis highlighted the facts that employment equity debates and policies refer largely to high-income countries and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Development, Change Strategies, Data Collection
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Weiner, Gaby – Studies in Higher Education, 1998
Considers the impact of several trends in higher education in the United Kingdom on groups previously excluded, and examines equal job opportunity and equal education policymaking from the 1970s to the present. Focus is on the definition of equal opportunity, how policy has evolved, and equality issues for students, staff, management, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Administration, College Admission, Compliance (Legal)
Warwick, Jill – 1990
This handbook is intended for managers who wish to develop human resources in their organizations, particularly where women are currently underrepresented. It provides a positive model for the successful equal opportunities manager and a checklist of activities that will lead to the successful implementation of equal opportunities. The handbook…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Employed Women, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Library. – 1971
This annotated bibliography, a government publication, updates earlier personnel bibliographies on the subject of equal opportunity in employment. Topics covered include: (1) employment programs for minority groups, focusing on government programs, employment practices, programs for the disadvantaged, and professional and executive positions, (2)…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Development, Disabilities, Disadvantaged
Bullock, Paul – 1966
This book focuses on discrimination in employment, defined as the denial of equal opportunity in the labor market to qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or any other factor not related to their individual qualifications for work. The average nonwhite college graduate can expect to earn less during…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Black Employment, Civil Rights Legislation, Community Involvement
White, Willo P. – Civil Rights Digest, 1975
A review of the use and abuse, it is stated, of tests administered to qualify persons for employment, focusing on their effect on equal opportunity, noting that most debates on fair tests use revolve around a conflict in value systems -- those which emphasize merit, and seek to minimize errors of selection, versus those which emphasize equality.…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Piercy, Day; Krieter, Nancy – 1982
The advances women have made in the past decade have created the myth that women have achieved equal opportunity in the job market. In reality, the opposite is true. The current economic status of women demonstrates the need for strict enforcement of equal opportunity laws. Department of Labor data indicate that the wage gap between men and women…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Legislation, Day Care, Employed Women
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Safren, Miriam A. – Hospital Progress, 1973
Deals with the way in which Equal Employment Opportunity Commission fair employment guidelines affect an employer's personnel selection techniques. (DM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Criterion Referenced Tests, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Simon, Barry – American Libraries, 1972
This article is intended to familiarize library administrators with the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972. (4 references) (SJ)
Descriptors: Employment, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation, Libraries
Social and Labour Bulletin, 1980
Recent developments in equal pay, equal employment opportunities, women's involvement in trade unions, and the impact of women's work on family life and national development are reviewed. (SK)
Descriptors: Employed Women, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Salary Wage Differentials
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Blau, Gary; And Others – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1993
This annual review gives representative coverage of research on personnel practices and issues, work adjustment, organizational behavior, workplace justice (equal opportunities, harassment, etc.), and industrial/occupational measurement issues. The bibliography lists 438 references. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Development, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Industrial Psychology
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