AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

affirmative action. A set of actions designed to eliminate existing and continuing discrimination, to remedy lingering effects of past discrimination, and to create systems and procedures to prevent future discrimination. See reverse discrimination under DISCRIMINATION. [Cases: Civil Rights 1033(3), 1236. C.J.S. Civil Rights ¡ì¡ì 18, 20, 23¨C24, 64¨C65.]
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