Reverse Discrimination


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A popular term for the denial of a job or admission to a professional school based on the fact that the applicant is not of a minority race or deemed disadvantaged
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Opponents see the current case as an opportunity to end or curb affirmative action, which they consider reverse discrimination.
The latter has come to be referred to as "positive discrimination," a policy that elicits resentment from the majority group as a form of reverse discrimination.
The Yorkshire Euro-MP said: "This is reverse discrimination and is an insult to all business women who have worked hard to attain their positions.
An area that is frequently ignored by advisors and clients alike is that for highly compensated employees, the inherent design of GLTD plans creates a problem of reverse discrimination.
What about the caps that can lead to a reverse discrimination issue?
unlike in 1964, when blacks were being beaten for seeking their rights, the court--and perhaps the country--now shows as much or more sympathy for the white victims of reverse discrimination it finds in affirmative-action programs" (Broder, 2009).
He concludes that lenders appear to apply less stringent underwriting standards to minority loan applications, and that there is evidence of reverse discrimination.
The language on race is so neutral that it has allowed whites to argue that racial preferences constitute reverse discrimination under the law.
At issue was less whether Sonia Sotomayor herself had advanced--to the top of her class at Princeton, no less--through reverse discrimination than her support for the policy from the bench.
While targeting ethnicity is decidedly frowned upon in the United States, this is something of a case of reverse discrimination where the effort is to locate a genetic propensity for disease and then eliminate it.
Content covers information on rulings involving law of the workplace, including the standard of proof in age discrimination cases, developments in whistleblower and retaliation cases, the Caperton Gambit, designing tests to help avoid discrimination or reverse discrimination claims, filing claims under Title IX, pre-suit investigations and filing a recusal motion.
A group of parents calling themselves the Initiative of Parents and Graduates of the English School claims that the school is tacitly condoning a policy of reverse discrimination against the Greek Cypriot pupils.