If you read last week’s post here at The Emplawyerologist, you know the EEOC‘s position on pre-employment testing. Therefore you now know that even a pre-employment testing procedure or requirement, while itself neutral might still be ruled discriminatory if it disproportionately excludes from employment or promotions, certain classes of people protected by… 1,208 more words
Tags » Ricci V. DeStefano
I guess it took a well-deserved day off to Paul Krugman for the New York Times to finally allow print column space to its conservative quota hire columnist Ross Douthat (as you may recall, he got the nod when Kristol Mess – both pictured – finally gave up the editorial ghost on the pages of the “Old Gray Lady” last January). 1,257 more words
Ricci, et al v. DeStefano, et al: Is America’s workplace ready for the demise of affirmative action? Have we reached a level playing field?
The Supreme Court of the United States’ recent decision in Ricci, et al v. DeStefano, et al. while focusing narrowly on the lawfulness of an employment test conducted by the City of New Haven, Connecticut (the “City”), a public sector entity, may have a ripple effect on private employer’s affirmative action plans and curtailing the effectiveness of diversity programs. 1,251 more words
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology “SIOP” discussion of the US Supreme Court case Ricci v. DeStefano
I wanted to share some well informed points of view around testing in the workplace and commentary on the recent Ricci v. DeStefano case from the SIOP web site. 157 more words