Understanding the History of Diversity - Exercise

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Understanding the History of Diversity - Exercise

Understanding the History of Diversity

Duration: 5 to 10 minutes.

Answer the following questions and then discuss as a class.

  1. When was the Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor formed?
    1. 1920
    2. 1948
    3. 1917
    4. 1964
  2. How did President Kennedy improve diversity in 1961?
  3. True or False: Improved work conditions and equal opportunity laws which help promote diversity, do not guarantee equality in the workplace.

Solution:

  1. A. 1920
  2. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy improved hiring practices for women and established maternity leave.
  3. True. The responsibility falls on each and every employee to protect and respect one another.
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