Review the following lecture:
Equal Opportunity and the Law
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Before the end of the week, begin commenting on at least two of your classmates’ responses. You can ask technical questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise. Always use constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. Submit your responses in the Discussion Area.
Respond to one of the discussion questions below:
Discuss hidden diversity and its implications for hiring and retaining a diverse workforce while complying with Title VII requirements.
The Supreme Court has established guidelines for affirmative action programs and the standard for proving discrimination. An employee is passed over for a promotion and claims it was because of affirmative action. Explain what he or she will have to show to make the case for discriminatory action and that the affirmative action program was illegal. Be sure to include how that individual would make his or her case.
To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Your initial posting should be addressed at 500–1000 words.