Discrimination Law Issues for the Safety Professional by Thomas D. Schneid

By Thomas D. Schneid

Safety execs speak, without delay and not directly with quite a few staff and others each day. whereas now not legal professionals, they frequently care for felony matters. A subset in their duties contains the way to talk about protection with out crossing the discriminatory line. to do that, they want an knowing of discrimination legislation. Discrimination legislations concerns for the protection Professional supplies them precisely that. It offers normal wisdom of the legislation and laws that provide security to staff and contributors opposed to discrimination within the workplace.

Created via defense specialist Thomas Schneid, in particular for defense execs, the ebook takes a proactive method of picking occasions the place power discrimination opposed to an worker or person may possibly ensue, and offers information on how one can take speedy motion to handle the capability discriminatory scenario. Schneid additionally identifies "red flag" occasions the place power discrimination opposed to an worker or person could floor and protection pros may still continue with warning. when they can realize those purple flags, they could take rapid motion to deal with the capability discriminatory situation.

Although many texts deal with discrimination within the place of work, only a few, if any, train contributors and employers on how you can prevent acts and omissions within the office that could lead to discrimination from a security standpoint. With the multitude of legislation and laws addressing the prohibition of discrimination within the place of work, frequently criminal activities outcome from participants and employers easily no longer being an expert within the specifications of the legislations. Written in transparent, undeniable language, now not legalese or enterprise communicate, this e-book delineates the techniques that safeguard pros want to know within the quarter of work, employment, and different legislation impacting the security function.

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At A1137. , at A1140, they were not available alternatives for the current round of promotions. It would take several years, Ricci explained, for the Department to develop an assessment-center protocol and the accompanying training *2671 materials. , at A1141. Lieutenant Matthew Marcarelli, who had taken the captain’s exam, spoke in favor of certification. At the close of witness testimony, the CSB voted on a motion to certify the examinations. With one member recused, the CSB deadlocked 2 to 2, resulting in a decision not to certify the results.

At A1020. The first, Christopher Hornick, spoke to the CSB by telephone. Hornick is an industrial/organizational psychologist from Texas who operates a consulting business that “direct[ly]” competes with IOS. , at A1029. , at A1028, A1030, A1043. , at A1028-A1029. , at A1030-A1031. When asked to explain the New Haven test results, Hornick opined in the telephone conversation that the collective-bargaining agreement’s requirement of using written and oral examinations with a 60/40 composite score might account for the statistical disparity.

C) The City’s race-based rejection of the test results cannot satisfy the strong-basis-in-evidence standard. Pp. 2677–2681. (i) The racial adverse impact in this litigation was significant, and petitioners do not dispute that the City was faced with a prima facie case of disparate-impact liability. The problem for respondents is that such a prima facie case—essentially, a threshold showing of a significant statistical disparity, Connecticut v. S. Ct. 2d 130, and nothing more—is far from a strong basis in evidence that the City would have been liable under Title VII had it certified the test results.

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