Consider the legal implications
- Dignity at work. Martin, David M. // A to Z of Employment Practice;2004, p135
The article discusses the need to devise and implement a dignity at work policy within an organization that is aimed at eliminating discrimination. The policy's purpose should not only be aimed at addressing an offense but ensure that all employees understand and abide by it. Employers are...
- Law to End Pre-Employment Credit Checks. Livingston, Lisette // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;8/18/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 21, p10
The article focuses on the Employee Credit Privacy Act, a law that takes effect on January 1, 2011 with an aim to prohibits Illinois employers from discriminating based on applicants' credit history.
- EEOC offers best practices to prevent caregiver discrimination. // HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law;May2012, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p7
The article focuses on the document "Employer Best Practices for Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities" issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2007 to prevent caregiver discrimination. It says that the document provides best practices for caregivers as well as...
- Executive equality. Budman, Matthew // Across the Board;May94, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p62
Cites Beatrice Fitzpatrick's advice that seniority be disregarded in appointing senior executives. Reasons why there are few women in senior management positions.
- THE PROBLEM WITH QUOTAS. REEVES, PAUL // Accountancy;May2011, Vol. 147 Issue 1413, p22
The author comments on the problem with imposing quotas to address the gender imbalance in senior decision-making positions. The author believes that the recognition of skill, talent and determination should be the basis of employee promotion and recruitment. He advises decision-makers to select...
- Include family caregivers in anti-discrimination policies. Calvert, Cynthia Thomas // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Nov2009, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p5
The article offers information on the right of family caregivers to work. It notes that family caregivers can have their protection against the family responsibility discrimination (FRD) in the U.S. It cites the steps on how to avoid such discrimination against employees including the assessment...
- In Search of a Less Sexist Hiring Process. Wittenberg-Cox, Avivah // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;3/17/2014, p2
The article outlines the steps to leading a gender balanced employee hiring process including building the skills of the majority, reframing the issue, and getting hiring systems to match.
- Escalation Bias in Performance Appraisals: An Unintended Consequence of Supervisor Participation in Hiring Decisions. Schoorman, F. David // Journal of Applied Psychology;Feb88, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p58
The tendency of supervisors to escalate their commitment to a previously expressed opinion by biasing performance ratings was examined in the context of a "real" organization. The hypotheses of the study were (a) that supervision who participate in a hiring or promotion decision and agree with...
- When It Comes to Diversity, Improvement Depends on Each of Us. Martin, Tom // Public Relations Strategist;Fall2005, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p16
The article explains that improving diversity in public relations firms in the U.S. depends on making meaningful and lasting improvements which will depend on the individual decisions of leaders in the organizations and in the profession. Each one must scrutinize his or her organization and...