Legal Self-defense

November 2008
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov/Dec2008 Practice Management Sol, p5
Academic Journal
The author reports on the way in which employers can use employee tests as a way to protect themselves from employee lawsuits. Two lawsuits that have been brought against Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. in which the company was accused of racial and sexual discrimination in regards to employee promotions are discussed. The author reflects on ways in which companies can use employee tests in order to protect themselves from discrimination lawsuits.


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