Australian Left Review


Pat Ranald


The adoption of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) goals and legislation, and the use of Affirmative Action (AA) programs to achieve these goals, are an important response by governments to the demands of the women's movement, and other movements. They have been supported by trade unions, largely through the impetus of women and other activists, but they are also consistent with traditional labour movement support for specific reforms which will benefit their members.



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