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NCJ Number: 75793 Find in a Library
Title: Hypothetical EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) Police Problems - Study Situations for Discussion
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Official Human Rights Agencies
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Official Human Rights Agencies
Washington, DC 20003
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These hypothetical Equal Employment Opportunity problem situations for police departments are intended for small group discussions.
Abstract: Information on applicable laws and court decisions accompanies each problem. The hypothetical situations concern word-of-mouth recruiting, tests for screening applicants, minimum height requirements, the hiring of women with small children, and the dismissal of pregnant employees. Others involve the use of polygraph tests for hiring, grooming standards, interference with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigations, and reverse discrimination. Nine study situations are included.
Index Term(s): Course materials; Discrimination; Equal opportunity employment; Instructional aids; Police management; Police recruits
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