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    Fairness In the Workplace American society is slowly, but surely, moving towards equality in the workplace. In the past decade laws have been passed that prohibit discrimination in hiring, retaining and promoting employees based on race, gender, disability and religious beliefs. Although not all groups have been included yet, the movement towards a more just workplace is evident. Nowadays, almost every single employer will have the sign 'Equal Opportunity Employer' under the name of the company

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    Fairness of the SAT

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    The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was created to test college-bound students on their mathematical and verbal aptitudes and to thus predict their ability to succeed academically in college. In the United States, the SAT is the oldest and most widely used college entrance test. It was first administered in June 1926 to only 8,040 high school students and is now taken by over 2 million students. Over the years, the SAT has become one of the most important tests of a teenager's life for admission to

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    Fairness and Equality in Ecuador

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    By: ale Fairness and Equality in Ecuador Ecuador is small country in south America. is situated over Perú and beneath Venezuela and Colombia. It’s population is 12.500.000. there are different ethnic groups in Ecuador, there is mestizo (mixed Amerindian and Spanish) 55%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish 10%, black 10% (-1-). The predominant religion is Roman Catholicism. 90% of the population knows how to read and write. Ecuador is also very rich in tradition and it has been blessed with tons of natural

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    Phil.104 Word Count: Take Home Exam # 1: Essay-2 John Rawls never claimed to know the only way to start a society, but he did suggest a very sound and fair way to do so. He based his just scenario on two principles of justice. His first principle of justice was that everyone should have the same rights as others. His following policy decision was that in the event of any inequalities, they should be to the benefit to everybody, and available to all people in the society. This original Rawl’s approach

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    Fairness Doctrine

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    issues while CNN takes a more liberal perspective on the same issues. Much of the influence that the media could have on people, especially during elections, was a cause of alarm for many people. This led to the creation of the Fairness Doctrine in 1949. Before the Fairness Doctrine, there had been numerous attempts at trying to prevent biases or influences from making their way through the media. First of all, the Communications Act of 1934 asked for television stations to provide “equal opportunities”

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    The Fairness Doctrine

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    The United States Federal Communications Commission, also known as the FCC, introduced the Fairness Doctrine to make broadcasters report controversial issues of public importance in a manner that was equally balanced, honest, and fair. Broadcasting companies were required to provide a certain amount of airtime reporting accurate and fair information both for and against public issues. Broadcasters were not required to provide equal time for opposing views, but were required to present opposing viewpoints

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    The Consumer and the Checking Account Fairness (CCAF) Act Near the end of 2004, the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (Check 21) went into effect, bringing with it mixed opinions on what consumers and bankers alike could expect. The now law dealt with the exchange of digitized checks opposed to physical checks, and decreased processing time drastically. The belief among many circles was that checks would begin to bounce en masse, and that the consumer would be impacted in a drastic way. This

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    In a journal article titled “Justice as Fairness: Political not Metaphysical” written by John Rawls, Rawls discusses the concept of “justice as fairness.” Rawls argues that “justice as fairness is intended as a political conception of justice” (Rawls 1985, 224). However, Rawls notes that while justice as fairness is a moral conception, in this context, justice as fairness is framed to apply the “basic structure of modern constitutional democracy” including society’s “main political, social and economic

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    Just Taxation

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    preferences should be considered as unjust. This argument is known as the “fairness-to- savers-argument”. The intention of this essay is to explain of what the fairness to savers argument consists, how to approach it and foremost why it is wrong. At first I will therefore explain the argument on the basis of it’s most common example. The following chapter will then provide a better insight into to exact circumstances, under which the fairness to savers argument might arise. Here the functionalities of the,

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    totals in the hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars, while many others scarcely earn ten or twenty thousand dollars? Our response to the interventionist's claim of unfairness should be that results or outcomes cannot possibly determine fairness. Here's one way to think about it. The Chicago Bulls basketball team has won the league championship five times out of the last seven years. There are twenty teams in the NBA league. Is it fair that one team wins league championships so often

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