A concise, practical, immediately applicable book on how to avoid charges of discrimination when interviewing job candidates. Describes, in plain English, definitions of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws and orders and guidance about state common-law concerns. Features analyses of all kinds of discrimination charges and how to defend against each one. Contains the eighteen most commonly asked questions, along with uncommonly clear answers, about EEO laws and the interviewer. Includes eight illustrative cases.
Table of Contents
Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Orders. Defining Discrimination. EEO Laws and the Interviewer: Practical Application. Case Examples. Self-Quiz. State Common-Law Concerns for Interviewers: Erosion of the Employment-At-Will Doctrine and Increase in Litigation. Appendix.