This activity requires you to participate in an in-depth discussion with your classmates which will provide the opportunity to exchange ideas as they pertain to the learning material. You are encouraged to discuss issues at your place of employment or other experiences. Read the learning material before posting your initial response.

Discussion Point

For this discussion, you are being asked to share your race and ethnicity to discuss the age issues younger and older members of your racial and ethnic group experience when applying for employment and in the workplace.

Discussion Questions

What are some of the age issues that young and older workers in your racial and ethnic group experience when applying for employment and in the workplace?
What would you recommend organizations implement to address the age issues relative to members of your racial and ethnic group and how would your recommendation lead to a more inclusive work environment?
Your response should include a discussion on all of the following:

Your race and ethnicity
Age discrimination in hiring and scrutiny
Age and race discrimination
Discrimination relative to work assignments and transfers
Age stereotypes
Remember to include and correctly cite the learning material from the textbook.

Posting and Writing Requirements

To receive full credit, you will need to:

Initial Post.  By Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. CST, write a 100- word initial post responding to the question (feel free to write longer posts).

Secondary Posts. By Sunday, April 17, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. CST, write a 50-word substantial response post to two of your peers’ initial posts (two postings) Feel free to write longer posts.

Elaborate in detail and provide examples
Incorporate two sources from the learning material (textbook) in your response, correctly cited in APA 7th edition format to support your position or statements. Feel free to add supplemental material and other sources as well. However, the textbook sources are required.
Postings must contain original thoughts, demonstrate critical thinking, logic, analytical and reasoning skills and ethics.
Relate new information with material covered in class as well as experiences.
Respond in your own words, elaborate in detail, and provide examples.
Do not post quoted material on Discussion Boards.
Do not post attachments on Discussion Boards.
References.  Include references at the end of postings.

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