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Application of Nondiscrimination Laws to Faculty Employment Decisions

Case Summary

The School of Engineering at Elite University, a private, non-profit university, has four
departments: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering. Although the school has tried faithfully, it has been able to recruit only one woman faculty member â?" a third-year assistant professor of aerospace engineering, Dr. Gemini. Dr. Gemini has been offered a position at a prestigious university in a nearby state at a salary that is higher than that of several associate professors in Elite Universityâ??s department of
Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Gemini has implied that she would be willing to stay at Elite University if it can match the salary offer. Matching the salary offer will virtually exhaust the schoolâ??s merit pay increase funds for the new year. However, the school has been identified by the Universityâ??s affirmative action office as a unit in which women are severely underrepresented. In fact, the school will not be permitted to hire any male tenure-track faculty until more women faculty have been hired. The school must make a decision regarding Dr. Geminiâ??s request.

Discussion question

what decision do you think the school should make? To what extent do you think the decision is based on legal considerations or on policy considerations?

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Hello. I provide the following to assist you.

In reference to the scenario provided, I do not think that Elite University should keep Dr. Gemini on board for the upcoming year. I believe that if Dr. Gemini's salary request will exhaust the school's merit pay increase for every other faculty member, man or worman, that this request should be denied. There is no reason to keep one Professor on staff to secure the school's requirement of the affirmative action laws. I do however, believe that Elite University should hire another female ...

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This solution relates to a scenario provided wherein a school is making the determination whether or not to hire a specific Professor. The solution provides considerations that should be made.

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Based upon the information you found in the journal articles, write a paper of 1,750 -1,900 words in which you present policy recommendations you would make as the senior human resources executive of your organization. In your paper, provide the following:
1. A brief summary of significant events that led to the adoption of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
2. A discussion of how the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act has been interpreted and applied within the business environment.
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4. A presentation of policy recommendations you would make to guide how your organization deals with genetic information.

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