HRM - • Prohibits discrimination against qualified...

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Human Resource Management Tuesday, November 08, 2011 2:01 PM You should be able to: Describe legislation that affects hiring and conditions of employment. o Very critical since lawsuits last a long time and can be costly for the organizational and the manager. Describe "adverse impact" and how an organization may defend its hiring practices. Human Resource Management Activities undertaken to attract, develop, and maintain an effective workforce within an organization. Find the right people: o HRM planning o Job analysis o Forecasting o Recruiting - apply to the organization o Selecting - after applications select based on tests, resumes, etc. Manage talent o Training o Development o Appraisal - how do you appraise the performance for the organization Maintain Effective Workforce o Wage and Salary o Benefits o Labor relations o Terminations - what happens if someone leaves. Americans with Disabilities Act. (1990)
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Unformatted text preview: • Prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on physical or mental disabilities. • Requires "reasonable accommodations" to allow disabled employees to perform their job duties. Equal Pay Act (!963) • Prohibits pay discrimination based on sex , for equal work, on jobs requiring equal skill, effort, and responsibility Age Discrimination in Employment Act (as of 1991) • Prohibits discrimination against persons over the age of 40 in hiring, retention, compensation, and other conditions of employment. Title VII, 1964 Civil Rights Act (as amended in 1991) • Applies to ""protected classes" (groups based on race, religion, color, sex, and national origin). • Prohibits discrimination in hiring, discharge, compensations, and other conditions of employment. • Prohibits harassment (a "hostile work environment")...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course MGMT 371 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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