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    What is adverse impact? How can it be proven?

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    The adverse impact is defined as:

    The Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (1978), defines adverse impact as: "A substantially different rate of selection in hiring, promotion, or other employment decisions which works to the disadvantage of members of a race, sex or ethnic group." Adverse impact represents a numerical differential of passing rates and does not automatically imply discrimination or discriminatory intent, though; it does indicate the ...

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    This solution discusses adverse impacts.