Join us as our consulting partner, Jim Parry, Owner and Chief Executive Manager of Compass Consultants, LLC and Jamie Armstrong, Legal Counsel for Questionmark, discuss general legal considerations associated with workplace testing. Ensuring that your workplace testing program meets requirements imposed by various government agencies is extremely important to ensure fair testing for all of your employees and potential employees.
DISCLAIMER: The webinar may include information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational and/or educational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational/ educational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You should contact an attorney for advice on specific legal problems or questions.
Topics to be presented in this webinar include:
- Selected employment selection laws and regulations in the United States and European Union
- Discussion of selected legal challenges to testing in employment selection
- How to balance testing with employment anti-discrimination laws
- A description of selected accommodations for special needs test-takers
- The importance of test validation to job content
- Documentation used to maintain legal defensibility of workplace testing materials
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About the Presenters:
Jim Parry, Compass Consultants, LLC
Jim is Owner and Chief Executive Manager of Compass Consultants, LLC, a consulting partner of Questionmark. He has over 40 years’ experience and is an internationally recognized consultant providing services concerning test design, development, establishment of cut scores, and analysis. Jim holds a Master of Education degree from the University of West Florida and is a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT), awarded by the International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI).
Jamie Armstrong, Questionmark
Jamie is Group Legal Counsel and Data Protection Officer at Questionmark. He is an attorney-at-law in the United States and a solicitor in the United Kingdom. Jamie is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and has been awarded their Fellow of Information Privacy designation in recognition of his qualification and experience in privacy law and management. Jamie holds the following IAPP certifications: CIPP/E (Europe); CIPP/US (United States); CIPP/C (Canada); CIPM (Management) and CIPT (Technologist). Jamie is a member of the ATP International Privacy Subcommittee and has been a key contributor to several ATP privacy bulletins.