3 Tips on Avoiding Unintentional Discrimination

Pinsight

Unintentional discrimination—commonly known as disparate or adverse impact—affects many employment practices involving candidate selection. So, how do you avoid unintentionally discriminating against others?

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

Workplace Discrimination: Comparing American and European Workplaces

Eightfold

More than 4 in 10 American workers report feeling discrimination in the workplace. . According to our data, 43 percent of American workers say they have faced discrimination at work. . Workplace discrimination can take many forms.

Hiring Discrimination Isn’t Getting Better

Workology

According to a new study there has been little to no progress in reducing racial hiring discrimination since 1989. Researchers from Northwestern University, Harvard, and the Institute for Social Research in Norway looked studies on resume and interview discrimination in the past 28 years, looking for trends in the data. HR hiring discrimination racism

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

Here's Why Intuition Matters In Our Data-Driven Age

Cornerstone On Demand

In the age of analytics, why are we so enamored with reducing the “human" in order to embrace the data? However, according to some studies, over 75 percent of applicants are rejected by them! "Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal."

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

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STUDY: Less Negative Spillover of Paid Parental Leave than Hyped

HR Digest

The economic effects of parental leave on families, mothers, and children have been studied, but very few studies have been done on the economic effects of parental leave on firms and businesses. “No The data was collected from 2001 to 2013.

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AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

However, the emergence of AI has sparked a fascinating and important debate: Do machines making decisions that were once made by humans reduce or even eliminate discrimination—or can they actually increase bias?

Cafe Classic: Could Big Data Bring Big Dilemmas?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Data and analytics are big topics - and big priorities - in a lot of HR shops these days. Specifically, the degree to which Big Data may be creating a new potential and power to discriminate. HR systems are home to a host of demographic data about our employees.

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EEOC data show Title VII retaliation cases rising

HR Morning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported in late January that it fielded 72,675 charges of workplace discrimination in 2019 , the largest number alleging retaliation. The EEOC data highlights that all employees need training to understand what constitutes discrimination.

Recent Study Examines the Relationship Between Empathy and Implicit Racial Bias in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

This study seeks to more closely study the relationship between ethnocultural empathy and implicit racial bias. Methods: This study’s sample of 146 participants completed two online surveys that utilized the Scale of Ethnocultural Empathy and the Implicit Association Test.

On the Chopping Block for Hiring and Pay Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we explored how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been taking a hard stance on hiring and pay discrimination cases. With the additional staff, the OFCCP will provide sufficient expert support for improved data collection and analysis.

Using Data to Prevent Workplace Harassment

EverFi - HR

It is widely understood that an organization will not be successful–and certainly will not grow and thrive–without robust data on all aspects of its operations. In business, organizations routinely gather and study data about sales, production, margin, and customer satisfaction to name just a few; in higher education, metrics around admissions, graduation rates, endowment, and student satisfaction are carefully monitored. Absenteeism data.

You’ve heard about the Gender Pay Gap? Welcome to the Gender Data Gap.

Thrive Global

She brings together for the first time an impressive range of case studies, stories and new research from across the world that illustrate the hidden ways in which women are excluded from the very building blocks of the world we live in, and the impact this has on their health and wellbeing.

Cybersecurity for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

HR Counselor's Corner

Cybersecurity” is a bit like plumbing: most everybody thinks it’s a great idea, but we don’t really give it much thought beyond that until something goes horribly wrong, like a data breach. Why would a hacker want to steal data from little-old-me?” By Benjamin Orsatti, Esq.,

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Benefits and Costs of the NPRM on Sex Discrimination. Technological advances and big data.

Understanding the Reality of Gender Discrimination in Performance Reviews

Women of HR

The impact of gender discrimination on employees. Hidden biases such as gender discrimination, according to Caroline Simard, the director of research at the Clayman Institute, also create “cumulative disadvantage over a woman’s career over time, resulting in lower access to key leadership positions and stretch assignments, advancement and pay.”. How HR can eliminate gender discrimination in performance reviews.

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data

Littal Shemer

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data. However, one issue remained unsolved for years: The lack of open HR data to practice on. A Practice with Open Data. For that reason, I constantly search for open HR data and use it in learning sessions.

Study: HR pros stressed about changing regs, but not where you’d think

HR Morning

The study found the new or amended labor and employment requirements at the state and local levels posed a compliance challenge for 79% of employers. 63% of HR and IT departments are working together on information security policies to protect data privacy and prevent breaches.

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5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

A Financial Institution Simplifies Incentive Process and Eliminates Manager Bias with Empxtrack Appraisal System

Empxtrack

The post contains a case study of one the largest financial service providers dealing primarily in remittances, foreign exchange and bill payment solutions. The company faced several difficulties in: » Managing complex appraisal data for employees working at different levels.

How to Implement Diversity & Inclusion Programs That Actually Work

Criteria Corp

employees attested to having witnessed or experienced discrimination based on age, race, gender, or LGBTQ identity at work. When study participants felt pressure to agree with the pamphlet, their bias toward black individuals was strengthened.

Is obesity a disability under ADA?

Business Management Daily

Final note: Some workers are protected from obesity discrimination; more may soon be. Michigan has banned obesity discrimination in employment since 1977. Weight discrimination is unlawful in San Francisco; Santa Fe, N.M.; Study: Age, obesity trigger rise in disability claims.

Please Don’t Ask Me to Babysit My Coworkers’ Kids at the Office Party

Thrive Global

Related: Are Women Without Children Discriminated Against at Work? ]. This is not surprising, given that a study found that women are asked 44% more often to volunteer than their male counterparts. Wisdom gender discrimination Gender Equality syndicated

EEOC Seeks Input on Harassment Guidance

HR Daily Advisor

Notably, the guidance states that discrimination (and therefore, harassment) based on sexual orientation and gender identity is prohibited by federal law. Data for 2016 is not yet available. in media studies. Harassment 2016 BLR discrimination EEOCThe U.S.

11 steps that you can take now to reduce harassment in your workplace

The Employer Handbook

What you’ll find is that many of the recommendations trace their roots to the EEOC’s Report of the Co-Chairs of the EEOC Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace , which I detailed in a 2016 blog post. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment Sexual Harassment

5 Legal Lessons to Consider When Handling Millennial Background Checks

TLNT: The Business of HR

Information about a candidate’s religious affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or health condition may all be prohibited under state and federal anti-discrimination laws. Digital Natives and age discrimination.

Retaliation again tops the list of charges filed with the EEOC

HR Morning

The agency released detailed breakdowns of the 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2015. Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act: 257 (0.3%). Legal staff resolved 155 lawsuits alleging discrimination.

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

In the next 10 to 30 years, census data says that there will be no racial or ethnic majority in the United States. However, after years of trying to promote diversity by eliminating bias and discrimination in the workplace by legal means, it still exists. The U.S.

The Win-Win of Leveraging Baby Boomers

China Gorman

Not just because the data are useful and the examples practical, but because it is written for practitioners not academics and is super easy to consume. There are mini-case studies from 30 employers sprinkled throughout the strategies that share effective practices.

This Is How One Man Has Spent His Life Studying the Roots of Good and Evil

Thrive Global

Salzburg Global: You’ve spent the majority of your professional life studying the roots of goodness and the roots of evil and applying the knowledge you gained to real-world situations. Studying this phenomenon, people becoming altruists after suffering, we came to believe that corrective experiences, such as care and support by others and healing, make this likely to happen. I have done a series of studies in my early work on “learning by doing.”

A federal judge put the kibosh on Philly’s salary-history ban. Well, not really.

The Employer Handbook

Hey, but if you want to ask about salary history for some other reason, like creating a compensation survey or study, knock yourself out. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment PhiladelphiaImage Credit: Pixabay.com ([link].

Five Millennial Background Screening Challenges

TalentCulture

Information about religious affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or health condition may all be prohibited under anti-discrimination laws. Digital Natives And Age Discrimination. Millennials are not direct targets for age discrimination.

Ground Gained in Employer Awareness of True Potential of the Blind

HR Daily Advisor

We hear a lot about recruiting challenges like implicit bias and discrimination that persist despite decades of research and training designed to combat those challenges. ResearchNowSSI conducted the online survey to collect attitudinal data.

DOL Sues Oracle for Pay Discrimination; Company Says Claims are ‘Political’

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Labor (DOL) has alleged in a lawsuit that tech company Oracle discriminates against employees and applicants on the basis of race and sex. Federal contractors are required to comply with all applicable anti-discrimination laws,” said Thomas M. in media studies.

Overcoming the Barriers Disabled Americans Face

HRExecutive

Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, legislation that prohibited discrimination in employment, public accommodation and a number of other areas. Take the following finding in this study of 3,013 Americans with disabilities that was commissioned by the West Orange, N.J.-based

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SBDR: Paid Family Leave, ‘Discrimination’ Against Smokers, What Brexit Means for SBOs

Zenefits

Let’s close out January by looking at how the expansion of paid family leave is still leaving some of the most vulnerable women behind, the complicated issue of “discriminating” against smokers, and what Brexit will mean for U.S. Despite the progress toward making paid family leave a more universal benefit, data indicates that wide swaths of women still don’t have access to time off when they need it. Hard to believe that we’re already 1/12th of the way through 2020.