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Day: October 22, 2016

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HR Word: 4/5th Rule in #Hiring

Definition: 4/5ths Rule The four-fifths rule prescribes that a selection rate for any group (classified by race, sexual orientation or ethnicity) that is less than four-fifths of that for the group with the highest rate constitutes evidence of adverse impact (also called ‘disparate impact’), that is, discriminatory effects on a protected group.  Adverse impact may occur in any of the […]