aE Hiring women and minorities whom deserve their jobs given is the sole purpose of affirmative action policies.
AAWU also attempts to dispel the popular belief that minorities do not need affirmative action. According to AAWU, though minorities have maintained gains in society.aE Minorities remain one of the most underrepresented in most "non traditional professional occupations as well as blue-collar trades.aE Statistically, white men are only forty-three percent of the work force. Yet, they maintain a strong hold of ninety-five percent of the senior management jobs. White men