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Federal Affirmative Employment (Are We There Yet?)

Federal Affirmative Employment (Are We There Yet?)

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  1. Federal Affirmative Employment(Are We There Yet?)

  2. Defining “There” • Title VII of Civil Rights Act: Achieving An Affirmative Program for Equal Employment Opportunity • Section 501 Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Effective Affirmative Action Programs for the Employment of Persons With Disabilities

  3. Non-Discrimination • Title VII – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, N.O. • Rehabilitation Act – Disability (Handicap) • Age Discrimination (ADEA) – Over 40 • Executive Order 13087 - Sexual Orientation

  4. Changed Terminology • Old Terms: Under-Representation, Conspicuous Absence, Manifest Imbalance • New Terms: Less Than Expected Participation, Under-Utilization • Old Term: Hiring Goal - Still applicable to Persons With Disabilities

  5. What Happened??? PUBLIC POLICY CHANGED

  6. Court Cases • University of California vs Bakke • Johnson vs Transportation Agency, Santa Clara County • Adarand vs Pena • University of Michigan Cases • Worth vs HUD

  7. Clinton Policy:“Mend It, Don’t End It”

  8. Congressional Pressure: Bills Introduced to Outlaw Affirmative Action

  9. Public Perceptions About Quotas

  10. So, Are We There Yet?

  11. EEOC Report FY2006 • Underrepresented: Women, Hispanics, Native Hawaiians, Whites • Persons With Targeted Disabilities declining over the last ten years – less than 1% • Women make up 26,2% of Sr Level positions, up from 21.2% in 1997

  12. Role of SEPM’s • Get Involved • Request Training on MD-715 • Identify Barriers including attitudinal • Support Responsible Managers • Challenge Stereotypes