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Slide 1 LEGAL ISSUES IN SELECTION/STAFFING Thursday, February 12 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 PLAN FOR TODAY | Employment Discrimination | Discussion of Project ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION | In 2005, EEOC had 75,428 claims filed y 61% under CRA (race, color, sex, religion, national origin) | 36% related to race, 31% related to sex y 20% under ADA y 18% under Age Discrimination in Employment y These do not all involve staffing! | Source: Gal up Pol , December 2005 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________
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Slide 4 EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION | Two major issues y Intentional discrimination | Adverse treatment | http://www.eeoc.gov/psa/marsalis.html y Unintentional discrimination | Adverse impact ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 ADVERSE IMPACT | Leads to different rates of selection for people in different groups | Adverse impact – 4/5ths rule (or 80%) | The selection ratio for groups must be about equal, with neither being less than 4/5ths of the other ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 *EXERCISE–ADVERSE IMPACT* Last year, 300 men and 40 women applied for jobs as firefighters. You hired 60 men and 6 women. Based on this information, is there evidence of adverse impact? ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________
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Slide 7 ADVERSE IMPACT | Calculate the selection ratio of each group y 60/300 for men = .20 for men y 6/40 for women = .15 for women y Is .15 greater than or equal to 4/5 (or 80%) of .20? | 20 x .80 = .16
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2009 for the course PSY 255 taught by Professor Dr.annmarieryan during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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