DQ #1 – Due Day 3, Thursday:
How can a business protect itself from discrimination charges? Review the fours tests (4/5ths rule, restricted policies, geographic comparisons, and the McDonnell-Douglas Test) discussed in Ch. 3 of Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. How could a human resource management (HRM) department use these tests to determine potential discriminatory practices? What considerations should be given when using these tests?
DQ #2 – Due Day 5, Saturday:
Assume you are the human resources (HR) manager at ABC Publishing. The company has recently received several complaints of sexual harassment. The HR department has decided to create a sexual harassment policy. What should the policy include? How should the policy be implemented and enforced?