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benefits including pay and promotionHostile Environment Created by SupervisorsoThe existence of the hostile environment without tangible consequences is enoughoIn one case the employee proved emotional and psychological trauma even though there was no “ loss of pay, promotion, or statusoPerformance was still hindered due to the hostile environmentoIn another case, female employees were required to wear a provocative uniform though equal peer male counterparts were not
oThe employer could not show there was a job related necessity for the uniform for females onlyHostile Environment Created by Co-Workers or Non-EmployeesoThe advance don’t have to be made by the supervisor to qualify as sexual harassmentoThe employer is liable for the harassing acts of its non-supervisory employees if the employer knew or should have known of the conductCourts do not interpret as sexual harassment any consensual sexual relationships that arise during the course of employment but that do not have an impact on that employmentMethods of collecting job analysis info:-Interviews:individual, group, supervisor, distortion possible due to outright lies and even unintentional misunderstandings -Questionnaires: can be very structured with lists of specific duties to choose from and may consist of open ended questions with little structure-Observations: useful when job consists of observable physical activity and not un measurable mental activity -Participant Diary/logs: a chronical format tends to mediate against exaggeration and is used best in conjunction with other methodsPersonal Responsibility and Welfare Reconciliation Act of 1996: attempted to prompt employersto implement welfare to work programs with a variety of diminishing subsidies. Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978: Prohibits employers from:•Stipulating the beginning and ending dates of a pregnant employee’s maternity leave.•Refusing to hire pregnant applicants as long as they can perform the major functions of the job.•Providing health insurance that does not cover pregnancy or imposes high costs for pregnancy coverage.•Limiting pregnancy benefits to married workers.•Discriminating between men and women regarding pregnancy benefits.Recruiting tools:advertising, two issues
othe media to be usedlocal paperstechnical journalsvarious internet sourceslong lead times for print ads is a drawbackdepends on the type of position for which you’re recruitingoconstruction of the advertisementthere is a science to this like any other marketing campaignemployment agencies, three typesofederal, state, and local agenciesothose associated with non-profit organizationsoprivately owned agenciesreasons to use an agencyyour company doesn’t have an HR department or skilled recruitersyou have found it difficult to generate a pool of qualified candidatesan opening needs to be filled quicklyyou need to target minority or female candidates