Affirmative Action

Walking a tightrope in an ever changing workers' world

JOHANNESBURG – The late Cosatu president John Gomomo loved Jabu Xulu and Cynthia Gumede. Whenever he got a chance, Gomomo took pains to place Xulu …

Labor Movement

OFCCP Issues Directive Announcing “Affirmative Action Program Verification Initiative”

Guy BrennerAlex C WeinsteinJurisdiction: All FederalType of Law: Government Contracts, Maritime & Military LawSpecial highlight:

Law

Study: Affirmative Action Still Unpopular

On the cusp of an important affirmative action trial involving Harvard, a national poll has found that 72 percent of Americans disapprove of racial …

Politics

Federal Contractors Doing Storm Cleanup Get Paperwork Reprieve

Federal contractors assisting with Hurricane Florence relief efforts don’t have to file paperwork demonstrating that they are meeting their …

Law

Left To Asian-Americans: Don’t Complain About University Discrimination Or We’ll Call You White

The Department of Justice filed a brief Aug. 30 to support several Asian-American plaintiffs involved with a group called “Students For Fair …

Conservative View

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Diversity in Higher Education, Oppose Affirmative Action

Should race be a factor in college admissions? The results of a new poll conducted by WGBH News and released today reveal that nearly three in four …

Judiciary

Affirmative action: A blueprint for corruption

Twenty four years of affirmative action has brought the South African economy to its knees.<p>A select few favoured persons, not all of them African, …

South African Politics

News24.com | Reassess affirmative action policy

Government must assess how it has framed affirmative action programmes in the last decade or so to determine if the problem is with affirmative …

South African Politics

We may need affirmative action relook - minister

The government is seeking to engage the SA Human Rights Commission after the Chapter Nine body reportedly found that the country’s affirmative action …

South African Politics

Rebooting the bumiputera agenda

KUALA LUMPUR: Flawed results from five decades of affirmative action policies have left bumiputeras in a quagmire but the new government has …

Business (Malaysia)

Affirmative Action Must Also Be Defended Out of Court

In the face of the dire threat to the existence of affirmative action posed by SFFA's lawsuit against Harvard, the University must do more to defend …

Student Journalism

Kavanaugh Evades Questions on Affirmative Action

Judge Brett Kavanaugh (at right) provided answers to numerous questions from senators about the Supreme Court nominee's views on many issues, …

Race & Ethnicity

White Students at Elite Universities Support Affirmative Action Out of ‘Self-Interest,’ Harvard Professor Finds in Study

Warikoo found that white students’ support for affirmative action typically stems out of “self-interest.”

Student Journalism

Scholars Believe Supreme Court Likely to End Affirmative Action...

Scholars from coast to coast expect the Senate Judiciary Committee to confirm U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh – and they expect him …

Civil Rights

Delay in addressing workplace racism a “slap in the face,” says councillor

It shouldn't be taking this long.<br>This week atcouncil, staff presented a progress update on efforts to address widespread racism within city hall's …

Halifax

OFCCP Proposes Changes for Contractors Using Functional Affirmative Action Programs

On September 11, 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that it has proposed changes regarding functional …

Law

WATCH: 'Slavery is gone in SA, maybe I am just harsh on them' - man accused of racism

Jeanette Chabalala<p>The owner of Kings Hire in Wonderboom, Pretoria has come under fire for allegedly ill-treating his workers.<p>A new labour …

Trespassing

READ: Kavanaugh responds to Judiciary Committee questions

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has completed written responses to questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee following last …

U.S. Supreme Court

Brazil's da Silva names successor, but will voters follow?

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a letter from his jail cell, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called on tens of millions of supporters to vote for the man he named to lead his Workers' Party ticket in October's presidential election.<p>"I want everyone who would vote for me to vote for …

Elections

Light at the end of the tunnel for minorities? - OPINION

OPINION<p>Light at the end of the tunnel for minorities?<p>Theuns Eloff writes findings of the SAHRC Equality Report on AA<p><b>The SAHRC Equality Report – Light</b> …

South African Politics

Affirmative action: The frontrunner to replace PM Malcolm Turnbull pulls out to allow a woman to run instead

The man considered most likely to replace Malcolm Turnbull as the Liberal candidate for Wentworth has withdrawn himself from the race to pave the way …

Liberal Party

LGBTI people are asking for ‘Special Treatment’? Seriously?

Given that Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw’s “intersectionality” was coined as a legal concept, why doesn’t it inform more of our economic policy, …

News (South Africa)

‘Corrupt C*****s’: Anti-Indian prejudice in the Durban Metro?

It is disturbing that racist outbursts are beginning to permeate government institutions. A good example would be the case of the Durban Metro. Over …

South Africa

When Harvard Ditches Veritas | Opinion | The Harvard Crimson

Photo: Vicky Z. Xu<p>As a result of the Students for Fair Admissions lawsuit, internal studies about the College's admissions policies circulated among …

College & University

Cory Booker releases more confidential Kavanaugh documents

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker released another batch of confidential documents from Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s days as a staffer in the George W. Bush …

University of Michigan

Kavanaugh bragged about his clerks’ diversity. His legal record is another story.

His arguments for “race-neutral” policies obscure existing disparities.<p>Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh highlighted his own dedication to hiring and promoting women and people of color during his confirmation hearing, but his record on voting rights, workplace discrimination, and affirmative …

Right To Vote

Democrats' memos about delay of GOP judicial pick for affirmative action case resurface

A long-forgotten set of memos from Senate Democrats details how they sought to delay a Republican president’s judicial picks in order to skew the …

Government

Three research papers point to new approaches in employment equity

3 research papers point to new approaches in employment equity<p>It’s not about fixing the pipeline. It’s about making it bigger.<p>By Brian Eastwood | …

Employment

Leaked email sent to Kavanaugh by DOJ official refers to SF as a 'mud-swamp'

Since the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh started earlier this week, Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, has begun reading from and later publicly releasing documents that were marked "committee confidential," meaning only members of the Senate Judiciary Committee were supposed …

San Francisco

The Department of Justice Filed Suit Against Harvard For Discrimination. Here’s What That Means.

But that doesn't mean that the lawsuit won't have detrimental effects to them and other students of color.<p>Harvard University has recently come under …

College & University