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Do you think an employer would prefer to interview an Alexander rather than an Abdullah? Have you ever thought what might happen (the changes/effects) if we remove job applicants’ names when applying for work in Canada, a similar process used in Britain? After reading the article written by Common “Could a 'blind recruitment' policy make Canada less racist?”, it made me realized that racism is extremely present in the labor market as well in the recruitment process. Many studies have been conducted to examine why Canadian immigrants have such a hard time in the workforce.

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While the wage gap is a widely controversial topic, it does indeed exist. However, what most people do not realize is that this wage gap might be in place for a good reason. The United States percentage as a whole says that on average women get around 80% of the pay that men receive annually. That means if a man is making $100,000 annually, that on average depending on the state, a woman would make around $80,000 doing the exact same job with the exact same qualifications.

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Often times ad campaigns will promote on the aspect of a woman being subordinate to men, which is definitely not the case but regardless fashion companies almost always they emphasize this in  their ads. Companies specifically in the fashion industry are accustomed to believe that people will buy their product based on how it makes them feel. Consumers are more likely to purchase a product if it will make them feel powerful and important. As demonstrated in Miss Representation, ad campaigns contain violent and demeaning images.

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