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1- IC Assessing adverse impact

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Assessing Adverse Impact Learning objectives: Gain familiarity with the nuts and bolts of adverse impact analysis Assess potential defenses against disparate impact charges Rationale: The most financially devastating EEO lawsuit for most organizations occurs when a large proportion of employees form a class action lawsuit because of a pattern or practice of discrimination. The most direct evidence that an entire class has been discriminated against comes from adverse impact statistics. Familiarity with these statistics will help organizations and employers stay out of legal trouble. Scenarios: Read each scenario and compute the relevant statistics, then assess what the organization should do. Prepare your answers as a memo to the individuals from each organization, explaining what the data says and how the organization should respond. 1. A consultant from Watson Wyatt has approached your organization, a prominent microchip manufacturing firm. The consultant proposes that his personality quiz
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