Apr 01, 2013 ACC DocketVolume 31
, Number 3
, Page 40
By Lisa Gray and Elizabeth Tippett
If your company has ever had to release employees, you have most likely been faced with the question of whether or not to use statistical measurements, or adverse impact analyses, to determine whether employees of protected groups have been disproportionately selected for termination. This article looks at how common termination-related claims actually are, and identifies the most effective ways to use an adverse impact analysis as a tool to reduce litigation risks associated with reductions in force.
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