Use of Statistics in Equal Employment Opportunity Litigation

Use of Statistics in Equal Employment Opportunity Litigation examines legal precedents for the use of statistics, the plaintiff's burden of establishing a prima facie case, and statistical concepts.
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ISBN: 9781588522023
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Use of Statistics in Equal Employment Opportunity Litigation examines legal precedents for the use of statistics, the plaintiff's burden of establishing a prima facie case, and statistical concepts. Featuring charts and diagrams, it includes in-depth coverage of: the hiring process; job assignment, transfer and promotion; discipline and discharge; equal pay, wage mobility and pay awards; age discrimination, including corporate "downsizings"; estimating the racial composition of an employer's labor pool; and testing and selection procedures. A special section analyzes various models for detecting disparate treatment and evaluating employer alternatives.

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Table of contents

​Chapter 1: Survey of the Use of Statistics in Civil Rights Cases
Chapter 2: Plaintiff's Task: The Establishment of a Prima Facie Case
Chapter 3: Defendant's Task: Responding to the Prima Facie Case
Chapter 4: The Hiring Process
Chapter 5: Approaches to Estimating the Racial Composition of an Employer's Labor Pool
Chapter 6: Discipline and Discharge
Chapter 7: Job Assignment, Transfers and Promotions
Chapter 8: Testing and Selection Procedures
Chapter 9: Equal Pay, Wage Mobility, and Pay Awards
Chapter 10: Age Discrimination
Chapter 11: Some Concluding Observations