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- On-the-job training: differences by race and sex. Hoffman, Saul D. // Monthly Labor Review;Jul81, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p34
Examines the sex and race differences on awarding on-the-job training to workers in the U.S. Average length of training period by occupation; Implications of the lower amounts of training for blacks and women.
- New Judicial Standards for Adverse Impact: Their Meaning for Personnel Practices. Horstman, Dee Ann S. // Public Personnel Management;Nov/Dec78, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p347
Focuses on the judicial standards for personnel practices in the U.S. Absence of a method for establishing adverse impact; Development of fair employment case law; Assessment of the impact of an employment practice on both employers and employees.
- Eliminating Inequities in Personnel Testing. Barrett, Richard S. // Management Review;Jun68, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p48
Discusses key issues relevant to eliminating inequities in personnel testing in the U.S. Impact of personnel testing on initiatives to end employment discrimination against minority groups; Discrepancy between job performance and test scores; Policy implications on personnel management.
- THE ECONOMIC AND HUMAN FACTORS OF PERSONNEL DISCRIMINATION. Beirne, Joseph A. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (00360805);Fall72, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p35
Discusses the economic and human factors that influence discrimination in personnel management in the United States. Prevalence of discrimination; Information on cases of discrimination in industries; Discussion on the need to deal with employment discrimination.
- More Q&A's when dealing with employee issues. Sparks, Gil // Wenatchee Business Journal;May99, Vol. 13 Issue 5, pC13
Answers queries with regards to employee issues in the United States. Termination; Discrimination claims filed by employees; Use of company's computer system to download sexually explicit materials from the Internet.
- Tearing Down the "Maternal Wall". Wiscombe, Janet // Workforce;Oct2002, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p15
Reports on a study which documented the workplace bias and discrimination experienced by parents in the U.S. Reason for parental bias and discrimination; Implication of the flexible time scheduling policy; Role of human resource managers in the implementation of family-friendly policies;...
- Tattoos and Piercings: Issues of Body Modification and the Workplace. Elzweig, Brian; Peeples, Donna K. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075);Winter2011, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p13
The article focuses on legal aspects of hiring and employing individuals in the U.S. with body piercings, tattoos and other body modifications. It notes that generally speaking, discrimination in employment based on tattooing and body piercing is not illegal, except when individuals claim the...
- AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: HOW CAN WE BE SO LOST WHEN WE DON'T EVEN KNOW WHERE WE ARE GOING? Kovach, Kenneth A.; Kravitz, David A.; Hughes, Allen A. // Labor Law Journal;Spring2004, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p53
This article presents a brief history of affirmative action and provides guidance for implementing and sustaining a successful affirmative action program. One might argue that the roots of government-imposed affirmative action extend to U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation...
- Practical HR tips for your business. Bowles, Bill // Fort Worth Business Press;6/6/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p11
The article offers human resource (HR) management tips aimed at reducing turnover rates and overall HR costs. HR managers are advised to examine their job descriptions, recruitment and selection procedures and promotion and termination processes to ensure compliance to laws. The provisions of...