Gender Equality in the Workplace

Equality in the Workplace

When it comes to labour it has always been universally accepted that men would be the breadwinners and women would take care of their household errands and their children. The work in the family was thus extensive or diminished because it constituted for unpaid labor. But over the ages women have started to work outside the boundaries of their house. Now in this new generation of globalization, though multiplicity exists individuals subsist even with various differences like gender, race, religion, ethnicity or culture, disability, aboriginal status or immigrant status. Many countries reacted to this type of discrimination by taking assertive action or by ...

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just hidden. The working class women have had to face various kinds of impediments in history to gain a position of equality. Along with having to face their household responsibilities and also work in horrible working condition where at every opportunity they are exploited, they have had to struggle with ' one hand tied behind them', as stated by a working class suffragist. They have also had to compete with an ideology that had assigned them a particular position in the society and a pattern as to behave in the society. The worst trouble they have had to face is that at times many of their own women leaders have been in support of these ideologies. But in spite of all these, the working class women have proved that they are methodical and no longer the backward individuals of the society. These women have struggled in different ways by organizing issues that affect women and bringing them into light. By doing so they have been able to establish a rapport with the working class ...

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quantity of work that women had in these fields.

For America to gain the status of being a ' nation of workers', which would bring even the mothers of young children into the category of workers then it is essential that women have a workplace where all workers are treated alike. Social Historian Ruth Milkman has stated that there have three four major followers of unionism in the United States and the attitude that these followers have towards women rights from the beginning has been responsible for the status of women now. Right from the beginning of the 19th century, the first most unions known were that of craft unions which was basically a male dominated union, which consisted ...

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