EEO Law and Personnel Practices, Third Edition

Author: Arthur Gutman,Laura L. Koppes,Stephen J. Vodanovich

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1136677887

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 593

View: 7105

The goal of this well known book is to provide methods for understanding major EEO laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Also included are over 700 cases involving federal case law that focus on issues relating to the terms and conditions of employment. New to this third edition are sections at the end of each chapter on "Implications for Practice." These accessible sections will give organizations and managers practical advice on strategies and guidelines for implementing laws and guidelines. A website of additional case materials, power points, and teaching aids accompany this book.
Posted in Business & Economics

EEO Law and Personnel Practices

Author: Arthur Gutman,Laura L. Koppes,Stephen J. Vodanovich

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0805864733

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 564

View: 451

The goal of this well known book is to provide methods for understanding major EEO laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Also included are over 700 cases involving federal case law that focus on issues relating to the terms and conditions of employment. New to this third edition are sections at the end of each chapter on "Implications for Practice." These accessible sections will give organizations and managers practical advice on strategies and guidelines for implementing laws and guidelines. A website of additional case materials, power points, and teaching aids accompany this book.
Posted in Business & Economics

Employment Discrimination Litigation

Behavioral, Quantitative, and Legal Perspectives

Author: Frank J. Landy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780787978198

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 6731

This practical resource includes perspectives from the point of view of both plaintiff and defendant for cases involving questions of race, gender, disability, and age. In addition, it offers an overview of the process by which complaints are filed, the statutes under which they are filed, and the authority represented by various case law. Employment Discrimination Litigation will illuminate myriad issues such as Daubert motions, class certification issues, the setting of cut scores that will withstand challenge, common statistical analyses of adverse impact, and merit-based issues. Employment Discrimination Litigation also Presents a temporal description of a typical employment discrimination case from start to finish Outlines the major guidelines that are often invoked in employment litigation—the A.P.A. Standards, Uniform Guidelines, and SIOP Principles Reviews litigation related to the Fair Labor Standards Act References written judicial opinions that relate the activities and devices most often employed by industrial and organizational psychologists
Posted in Business & Economics

Antidiscrimination Law and Minority Employment

Recruitment Practices and Regulatory Constraints

Author: Farrell Bloch

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226059839

Category: Law

Page: 138

View: 8690

While employment regulations such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Federal Contract Compliance Program have redistributed minorities from small firms to larger ones, they have not, Bloch argues, significantly improved aggregate minority employment. Many job opportunities are discovered through restricted word-of-mouth networks, and some employers continue to screen out minority applicants in ways that laws do not address. Moreover, some employers avoid hiring minorities, women, and older workers in order to avoid litigation. Bloch discusses the use of economic and statistical analysis in hiring discrimination litigation and examines recent lawsuits to illustrate how these analyses are applied in federal courts. In addition, he addresses federal contractors' affirmative action requirements, theoretical arguments for and against antidiscrimination and affirmative action policy, and a variety of unemployment remedies.
Posted in Law

Inventing Equal Opportunity

Author: Frank Dobbin

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400830893

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

View: 3855

Equal opportunity in the workplace is thought to be the direct legacy of the civil rights and feminist movements and the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Yet, as Frank Dobbin demonstrates, corporate personnel experts--not Congress or the courts--were the ones who determined what equal opportunity meant in practice, designing changes in how employers hire, promote, and fire workers, and ultimately defining what discrimination is, and is not, in the American imagination. Dobbin shows how Congress and the courts merely endorsed programs devised by corporate personnel. He traces how the first measures were adopted by military contractors worried that the Kennedy administration would cancel their contracts if they didn't take "affirmative action" to end discrimination. These measures built on existing personnel programs, many designed to prevent bias against unionists. Dobbin follows the changes in the law as personnel experts invented one wave after another of equal opportunity programs. He examines how corporate personnel formalized hiring and promotion practices in the 1970s to eradicate bias by managers; how in the 1980s they answered Ronald Reagan's threat to end affirmative action by recasting their efforts as diversity-management programs; and how the growing presence of women in the newly named human resources profession has contributed to a focus on sexual harassment and work/life issues. Inventing Equal Opportunity reveals how the personnel profession devised--and ultimately transformed--our understanding of discrimination.
Posted in Social Science

A Practical Guide to Equal Employment Opportunity

Author: Walter B. Connolly, Jr.,Michael J. Connolly,Joshua Feinstein

Publisher: Law Journal Press

ISBN: 9781588520012

Category: Law

Page: 2588

View: 9503

A comprehensive two-volume set that analyzes discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age and disabilities and features EEO compliance documents.
Posted in Law

Assessment, Measurement, and Prediction for Personnel Decisions

Author: Robert M. Guion

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136865764

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 648

View: 7004

Robert Guion’s best seller is now available in this new second edition. This noted book offers a comprehensive and practical view of assessment –based personnel decisions not available elsewhere in a single source. This edition more frankly evaluates the current research and practice and presents challenges that will change the basic thinking about staffing systems. This new edition suggests new directions for research and practice, includes emphasis on modern computers and technology useful in assessment, and pays more attention to prediction of individual growth and globalization challenges in the assessment process. The book will be of interest to faculty and students in Industrial Organizational psychology, human resource management and business. IO psychologists in private business and public sector organizations who have responsibilities for staffing and an interest in measurement and statistics will find this book useful.
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Practitioner's Guide to Legal Issues in Organizations

Author: Chester Hanvey,Kayo Sady

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319111434

Category: Psychology

Page: 325

View: 3238

This highly useful reference outlines best practices in key areas of human resources that are not only fair and equitable, but that can withstand legal scrutiny. Industrial/organizational experts apply their empirical knowledge and practical experience to aspects of HR that are commonly litigated, including broad and specific topics in testing of potential employees, disability issues, compensation and pay equity, and work hours. The book is written to be accessible to readers currently in HR-related graduate-level training as well as HR practitioners with or without background in industrial/organizational psychology. And to add to its utility, chapters feature practical strategies for addressing each of the legal issues presented. Among the topics covered: Measuring adverse impact in employee selection decisions. Using background checks in the employee selection process. Disabilities: best practices for vulnerabilities associated with the ADA. Physical abilities testing. Wage and hour litigation. Clinical psychological testing for employee selection. Conducting compensation equity analyses. Practitioner’s Guide to Legal Issues in Organizations brings clear, up-to-date information to graduate students studying human resources, management, industrial/organizational psychology who are interested in legal issues, as well as applied HR practitioners such as industrial/organizational psychologists, human resources generalists, management and labor economists.
Posted in Psychology

Managing Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

A Psychological Perspective

Author: Rosemary Hays-Thomas

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136460136

Category: Psychology

Page: 350

View: 5984

Managing Workplace Diversity and Inclusion bridges the gap between social science theory and research and the practical concerns of those working in diversity and inclusion by presenting an applied psychological perspective. Using foundational ideas in the field of diversity and inclusion as well as concepts in the social sciences, this book provides a set of cognitive tools for dealing with situations related to workplace diversity and applies both classic theories and new ideas to topics such as United States employment law, teamwork, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and other areas. Each chapter includes engaging scenarios and real-world applications to stimulate learning and help students conceptualize and contextualize diversity in the workplace. Intended for upper-level undergraduates as well as graduate students, this textbook brings together foundational theories with practical, real-world applications to build a strong understanding of managing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Posted in Psychology

Encyclopedia of Health Care Management

Author: Michael J. Stahl

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452265240

Category: Medical

Page: 664

View: 618

The topic of health care management has escalated to one of the most widely discussed and debated topics in the health care industry, MBA programs, and in the field of medicine in general. In the 1980s, the industry was relatively stable and the need for combining business acumen with medicine was less than today. However, as we enter the 21st century, the need for applying business and management skills to the health care industry is stronger than ever. This Encyclopedia covers every topic a medical professional, institutional administrator, or MBA student would need to know about the business of health care. Key Features * Over 600 entries * More than 160 expert contributors from the fields of medicine, public health, business * Tables on medical degrees, medical specialties, medical organizations, health care acronyms, medical legislation * Unites the business and medical worlds, and spans the academic, corporate, and governmental arenas Topics Covered Accounting and Activity-Based Costing / Economics / Finance / Health Policy / Human Resources / Information Technology / Institutions and Organizations / International Health Care Issues / Legal and Regulatory Issues / Managed Care / Marketing and Customer Value / Operations and Decision Making / Pharmaceuticals and Clinical Trials / Quality / Statistics and Data Mining / Strategy
Posted in Medical

Handbook of Mental Health in the Workplace

Author: Jay C. Thomas,Michel Hersen

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506310834

Category: Psychology

Page: 584

View: 6691

Organizations need to contend with issues related to disruptive psychopathological behavior that in years past may have been swept under the rug. Also, clinicians are more aware that their clients' mental health concerns are influenced by the workplace and that treatment without regard to what happens at work is not apt to be successful. The Handbook of Mental Health in the Workplace explores how psychological disorders impact the ability to work and recommends treatments and their likely side effects. It is designed to give the mental health clinician, I/O psychologist, and human resources manager the information they need to determine the employee's fitness for work and what, if any, accommodations may be needed.
Posted in Psychology

Maryland Employment Law

Author: Stanley Mazaroff,Todd Horn

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327169044

Category: Law

Page: 736

View: 2127

Maryland Employment Law, Second Edition brings together and comprehensively explains three interwoven fields of employment law in Maryland - contracts, torts, and discrimination law. It gives lawyers and personnel professionals a quick and handy reference to the present state of Maryland employment law, and it provides litigators with a thorough analysis of each cause of action.
Posted in Law

Statistical Analysis of Employment Data in Discrimination Lawsuits and Eeo Audits

Author: Dwight D. Steward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615340500

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 5193

Statistical analysis can play a pivotal role in both avoiding and settling employment disputes. Employers and litigants in employment lawsuits routinely use statistics to investigate the legitimacy of employment decisions. "Statistical Analysis of Employment Data" provides managers and courts with empirical evidence that goes beyond anecdotes and stories. This textbook presents the methodologies that are used in statistical employment data analyses. While the focus is on statistics, it is not a cookbook of magic mathematical formulas. Instead, a non-mathematical approach is used to develop the conceptual framework underlying employment data analyses.
Posted in Business & Economics

The Human Resources Program-Evaluation Handbook

Author: Jack E. Edwards,John C. Scott,Nambury S. Raju

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761923961

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 571

View: 9621

The Human Resources Program-Evaluation Handbook is the first book to present state-of-the-art procedures for evaluating and improving human resources programs. Editors Jack E. Edwards, John C. Scott, and Nambury S. Raju provide a user-friendly yet scientifically rigorous "how to" guide to organizational program-evaluation. Integrating perspectives from a variety of human resources and organizational behavior programs, a wide array of contributing professors, consultants, and governmental personnel successfully link scientific information to practical application. Designed for academics and graduate students in industrial-organizational psychology, human resources management, and business, the handbook is also an essential resource for human resources professionals, consultants, and policy makers.
Posted in Business & Economics

Adverse Impact Analysis

Understanding Data, Statistics, and Risk

Author: Scott B. Morris,Eric M. Dunleavy

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1315301423

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 2680

Compliance with federal equal employment opportunity regulations, including civil rights laws and affirmative action requirements, requires collection and analysis of data on disparities in employment outcomes, often referred to as adverse impact. While most human resources (HR) practitioners are familiar with basic adverse impact analysis, the courts and regulatory agencies are increasingly relying on more sophisticated methods to assess disparities. Employment data are often complicated, and can include a broad array of employment actions (e.g., selection, pay, promotion, termination), as well as data that span multiple protected groups, settings, and points in time. In the era of "big data," the HR analyst often has access to larger and more complex data sets relevant to employment disparities. Consequently, an informed HR practitioner needs a richer understanding of the issues and methods for conducting disparity analyses. This book brings together the diverse literature on disparity analysis, spanning work from statistics, industrial/organizational psychology, human resource management, labor economics, and law, to provide a comprehensive and integrated summary of current best practices in the field. Throughout, the description of methods is grounded in the legal context and current trends in employment litigation and the practices of federal regulatory agencies. The book provides guidance on all phases of disparity analysis, including: How to structure diverse and complex employment data for disparity analysis How to conduct both basic and advanced statistical analyses on employment outcomes related to employee selection, promotion, compensation, termination, and other employment outcomes How to interpret results in terms of both practical and statistical significance Common practical challenges and pitfalls in disparity analysis and strategies to deal with these issues
Posted in Business & Economics

Employment in Illinois: A Guide to Employment Laws Regulations and Practices

Author: Maynard G. Sautter

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327171774

Category: Law

Page: 892

View: 1871

A concise, readable explanation of applicable federal and state law for practitioners who want quick answers to employment questions - their clients' and their own. Coverage includes: hiring, hours of work and payment of wages, health and safety standards, civil rights, union organizing, collective bargaining and strikes, employer liability for employees' acts, private health care and life insurance, disability or death of employee, employee retirement benefits, termination of employment, and advisors and information sources.
Posted in Law

Personnel Management Training Division I.

Author: United States. Office of Personnel Management

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Management

Page: 43

View: 8802

Posted in Management