Tearing Down the "Maternal Wall"
- 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.
- Family-Friendly Fever. // Training & Development;Nov2000, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p40
Focuses on the elimination of workplace discrimination against parents in the United States. Increase in the demand of mothers as employees; Benefits in recruiting parent-employees; Accommodation of women in the workplace through the promotion of family-friendly benefits.
- 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.
- Clinton Offers Family-Friendly Goals at Teen Conference. Portner, Jessica // Education Week;05/10/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p30
Reports that United States (U.S.) President Bill Clinton called on the U.S. Congress to adopt several family-friendly budget items and signed an executive order that bars federal workplaces from discriminating against employees who are parents. Views by U.S. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley...
- Job bias on the basis of...parenthood. Coolidge, Shelley Donald // Christian Science Monitor;2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p1
Focuses on job discrimination on the basis of parenthood in the United States. How some see parents as less flexible employees; How in an era of two-parent working families, employees are pressing companies to accommodate family demands; The problem of determining when a company is...
- 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...