DCI Releases White Paper series on Adverse Impact Analysis

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting Group

The landscape of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity has changed in recent years due to updated EEO laws and innovative new enforcement agency strategies.

One recent change that has had significant implications for the EEO community is the implementation of systemic discrimination initiatives at major enforcement agencies like the EEOC and OFCCP. These initiatives have generally focused on identifying and eliminating discrimination that affects a large class of victims, often via organizational policies and practices like hiring, compensation, termination, etc.

DCI is pleased to introduce a series of white papers written by DCI staff on the topic of adverse impact analysis. These papers are intended to introduce the concept of adverse impact, review history, provide reference for the data management and statistical issues involved in impact analyses, and offer strategies for conducting analyses that mirror the reality of employment decision-making.

The series includes the following papers:



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