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Discriminatory government policies in federal countries

Albert Breton

Discriminatory government policies in federal countries

by Albert Breton

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Published by Private Planning Association of Canada in Montréal, Qué .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- Economic policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albert Breton.
    ContributionsPrivate Planning Association of Canada. Canadian Trade Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC"115"B72
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19647686M
    LC Control Number68084896

    In the United States and Canada, redlining is the systematic denial of various services by federal government agencies, local governments as well as the private sector, to residents of specific, most notably black, neighborhoods or communities, either . And, indeed, the policies of the federal agencies that guaranteed the mortgages for the development explicitly required race discrimination. To overcome the continuing effects of the long-running and densely interlocking web of official discrimination would require massive government actions today.

    More recent legislation to protect Native American religious practices, for instance, points to major changes in government policy. Similarly the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of was another recognition of the special nature of Native American culture and federal responsibility to protect it. Under many state laws, and some federal laws, certain employers are required to establish and maintain anti-discrimination or anti-harassment policies to protect their employees. Even if not specifically required by law, it is a good idea for any employer to have these policies in place.

    Requires certain government contractors to engage in affirmative action and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The Office of Federal Compliance Programs (U.S. Department of Labor) is the agency charged with enforcing Executive Order and ensuring that federal contractors are in compliance. The Supreme Court has ruled that price discrimination claims under the Robinson-Patman Act should be evaluated consistent with broader antitrust policies. In practice, Robinson-Patman claims must meet several specific legal tests: The Act applies to commodities, but not to services, and to purchases, but not to leases.


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Discriminatory government policies in federal countries. Montreal, Private Planning Association of Canada, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Albert Breton; Canadian Trade Committee. "The Color of Law" is a shocking book that documents in very great detail shameful policies of the Federal Government throughout most of the 20th century that denied African Americans upper level government jobs (beginning with the Woodrow Wilson administration) and many economic benefits available to white American citizens/5.

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Variety of federations •25 countries and 40% of world population and 50% of surface of earth. •Some have very large territories: The largest is the Russian Federation (17m km 2), Canada (m km), USA (m km2), while others have very small territories: The smallest is St Kitts and Nevis ( km 2) followed by Micronesia ( km) •Some have very large populations: The federal country.

The federal government and the court system have deemed variations of the phrase "go back to where you came from" when used by employees to be discriminatory, cases reviewed by CNN show.

Federal, state, and local authorities are engaging in discriminatory profiling on a broad scale in the name of national security. Federal agencies conduct suspicionless searches and arbitrary detentions of Arabs and Muslims; subject racial, religious, and other minorities to additional screening at airports and border crossings; and “map” minority communities around the country.

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How Redlining’s Racist Effects Lasted for Decades. a researcher with the Economic Policy Institute who has written a new book, “The Color of Law,” on how official policies like redlining. The Racial Segregation of American Cities Was Anything But Accidental A housing policy expert explains how federal government policies created the suburbs and the inner city Suburban single-family Author: Katie Nodjimbadem.

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