Affirmative Action. Legal news and articles for October 25 - 31, 2011

Speediware Corporation Adds Calendar Integration to SpeediARMSWomen should develop thick skinsThe Parmentier: Death of an Icon: Remembering Steve JobsZANU-PF's Zero Sum GameDar varsity at 50: Where are the women in science and engineering professions?The Charles Street Times: Do looks really matter?Blacks, Jews look ahead at forum in Bloomfield TownshipWomen urged to develop thick skinsAGEN issues 16m/- to Singida, Iringa women entrepreneursLegal Analysis and Commentary from JustiaAffirm affirmative actionChina: The policy to Localize Expatriates in Reversion?Former AAG chief defends support of ZANU PFWhistleblower resigns from town committeeMandiwanzira, Mliswa in near fisticuffs

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THE FRESHMAN: Cupcake prices heat up an affirmative action dispute
Daily BreezeOctober 3, 2011

This was the scene of last week's "Increase Diversity Bake Sale" hosted by the Berkeley College Republicans, in response to UC Berkeley's support for Senate Bill 185, a state bill that would enable the entire UC system to resort to affirmative action...more »

Affirmative action bake sale misses the point
Highlander NewspaperOctober 4, 2011

27, 2011, members of the Young Republicans at The University of California at Berkeley staged an "Affirmative Action Bake Sale" in protest of the concept of affirmative action at public universities. The protest offered cupcakes to individuals at ...more »

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Speediware Corporation Adds Calendar Integration to SpeediARMS
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)October 31, 2011

SpeediARMS is a fully integrated applicant recruiting management system with SpeedEEO which provides clients a complete end-to-end solution for affirmative action planning. By hosting a company's job board and resume collection process, SpeediARMS is ...more »

Women should develop thick skins
Ghana News AgencyOctober 31, 2011

Mrs Gbedemah was speaking at the Volta Regional Consultative Meeting on the Affirmative Action Legislation (AAL) in Ho on Thursday. She said it was important women corrected the innate wrong perceptions about their capabilities and also change the ...more »

The Parmentier: Death of an Icon: Remembering Steve Jobs
my.hsj.orgOctober 31, 2011

Affirmative action was designed to ensure equality for every person, a noble idea that has unfortunately led to the very thing it was trying to avoid: the act of discrimination. This topic is one that is very sensitive in our society today. ...more »

ZANU-PF's Zero Sum Game
Middle East North Africa Financial NetworkOctober 31, 2011

Back then, the catch phrase was affirmative action a set of public policies and initiatives designed to help eliminate past and present discrimination based on race. According to historical accounts, the actual phrase "affirmative action" was first ...more »

Dar varsity at 50: Where are the women in science and engineering professions?
IPPmediaOctober 28, 2011

Dr. Felister Urassa of the College of Natural Applied Sciences (CONAS) at the University of Dar es Salaam is one of the lecturers who implemented that affirmative action. She recently revealed that the gender programme had mentored and produced more ...more »

The Charles Street Times: Do looks really matter?
my.hsj.orgOctober 28, 2011

In certain jurisdictions of California and the District of Columbia, laws have been passed that include ugly people in the affirmative action program. Affirmative action gives minority groups legal protection against the discrimination they face on a ...more »

Blacks, Jews look ahead at forum in Bloomfield Township
Hometownlife.comOctober 28, 2011

With a large audience in attendance, a balanced mix of blacks and Jews, the panel talked about affirmative action, mentoring and other related issues. Audience members also submitted questions for the panel members to answer. The forum was organized by ...more »

Women urged to develop thick skins
Ghana News AgencyOctober 28, 2011

Mrs Gbedemah was speaking at the Volta Regional Consultative Meeting on the Affirmative Action Legislation (AAL) in Ho on Thursday. She said it was important women corrected the innate wrong perceptions about their capabilities and also change the ...more »

AGEN issues 16m/- to Singida, Iringa women entrepreneurs
IPPmediaOctober 28, 2011

Speaking to journalists after presenting a cheque of 16m/- to two women NGO's known as Juwaki and MCO Affirmative Action on Gender Equality Network (AGEN) executive director Diana Carvalho said serious initiative action need to be taken to help such ...more »

Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia
Justia VerdictOctober 28, 2011

He is a 1988 graduate of the Yale Law School, and a former clerk to Justice Harry Blackmun. He is a co-author, along with William Cohen and Jonathan Varat, of a major constitutional law casebook, and a co-author of several volumes of the Wright ...more »

Affirm affirmative action
CU Columbia SpectatorOctober 27, 2011

At many universities and colleges today, some sort of affirmative action policy in the college admissions process fosters such diversity. This is especially true of state schools. The Supreme Court case Grutter v. Bollinger (yes, our Bollinger! ...more »

China: The policy to Localize Expatriates in Reversion?
4HoteliersOctober 27, 2011

Since the second half of the last decade, starting around 2004/2005 there has been a strong drive and one may call it affirmative action to localize management positions in hotels in China, in favor of local nationals, ...more »

Former AAG chief defends support of ZANU PF
The ZimbabweanOctober 26, 2011

The former President of the Affirmative Action Group (AAG), Supa Mandiwanzira, has defended the group's support of ZANU PF, saying they share the same indigenisation objectives. The AAG, which was founded by Robert Mugabe's nephew Phillip Chiyangwa, ...more »

Whistleblower resigns from town committee
Greenwich TimeOctober 26, 2011

Nancy Wolf severed ties with the Selectmen's Nominations Advisory Committee Monday night, just days after Tesei, a fellow Republican, ordered the group to undergo sensitivity training by the town's affirmative action officer. The nine-member committee ...more »

Mandiwanzira, Mliswa in near fisticuffs
NewsDayOctober 25, 2011

Former Affirmative Action Group (AAG) president Supa Mandiwanzira and controversial former vice-president of the economic empowerment lobby group, Temba Mliswa, yesterday came to near-blows accusing each other of theft and mismanagement of AAG funds. ...more »

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