Cornell University

Human Capital Development

16 E. 34th Street, NYC, 866-470-1922

Data Analysis for EEO Professionals EO180

Not currently offered

This program currently has no scheduled dates. Find out more about how this program can be offered in-house at your organization.

The analysis of employment data is an important function performed by organizations involved with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action issues. Government regulations require employers to analyze their employment data. A failure to do a thorough analysis can result in a potentially costly liability that could have been avoided. This workshop provides a solid understanding of the effective use of statistical analysis in EEO management and legal proceedings. You will cover:

  • The legal basis for the use of statistics in EEO
  • Which analytical tools are appropriate
  • How to interpret the results
  • When to conduct an additional investigation
  • Strategies for presenting findings to management, agencies, and the courts

Key Topics

  • The legal foundation
    • Statistics in adverse impact cases
    • Statistics in disparate treatment cases
    • The uniform guidelines on employee selection procedures
  • Selecting statistical tools
    • Understanding the four-fifths rule
    • Tests of statistical significance
  • Analyzing specific practices
    • Underutilization
    • Recruiting and hiring
    • Placement
    • Compensation
    • Promotions
    • Terminations
  • Conducting an internal EEO audit using employment data
  • Interpreting results and presenting findings
    • What do the results mean?
    • Presenting employment data to various parties

Who Will Benefit

EEO and AA professionals who need to know how to analyze EEO statistical information

Note: This workshop focuses on analysis and does not demonstrate calculations. You are not required to have a background in statistics.