Business / Human Resources (HR) / Uniform Guidelines On Employee Selection Procedures Of 1978: The Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures address the use of interviewing, testing, training and other employee selection tools and their impact on discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Specifically addressed is adverse impact, measured by the 80% test, which states that if a selection practice yields less than 80% of a protected group, as compared with the most frequently selected group, there may be evidence of discrimination. The guidelines also require employers to maintain records, for an unspecified period of time, on their selection procedures and any adverse impact noted, as well as records of the employer's workforce broken down by race and ethnic groups.
Selection Adjective Synonyms: assortment, variety, collection, range, batch, number, set, series, group
Selection Verb Synonyms: choice, pick, preference, option
Selection Noun Synonyms: extract, quotation, excerpt, abstract, passage, piece, quote
Uniform Adjective Synonyms: homogeneous, consistent, unvaried, unchanged, unaltered, unvarying, unchanging, invariable, unchangeable, unalterable, regimented, standard, ordered, orderly, equal, even, like, identical, alike
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