Equal Employment Opportunity and Discriminatory Practices ... (Update Available)


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Overview/Description
Think about the last time you conducted an employment interview. Did you pay attention to the types of questions you asked the applicants? If not, you may have requested information prohibited under antidiscrimination laws. It is essential to know the types of questions that can, and cannot, be asked in order to avoid charges of unfair discrimination. It is also essential to understand how to use selection procedures that are free from intentional, and unintentional, discrimination. In this course, you will learn about the Equal Employment Opportunity laws and how these laws apply to you. You will also learn how to avoid unfair discrimination in the recruitment and hiring process. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor and Employment Practice Group of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.

Target Audience
Managers and other individuals who have an interest in learning about the laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Equal Employment Opportunity and Discriminatory Practices ... (Update Available)

  • recognize examples of employment actions that are prohibited by provisions in the Equal Employment Opportunity laws
  • recognize the benefits of being familiar with EEO laws
  • match EEO terms with their definitions
  • identify examples of potentially discriminatory statements that do not belong in job descriptions
  • identify guidelines for EEO-compliant recruitment methods
  • identify examples of prohibited interview questions
  • Course Number:
    lchr_01_a09_lc_enus