As the newly appointed Director of Human Resources for Wilson Brothers you discover that since implementing an employment test at one of the plant locations the percentage of visible minorities selected for employment has dramatically changed. You believe the test may be culturally biased, which has resulted in discrimination against visible minorities. Post your responses to Part A and Part B shown below:
- Explain your ethical responsibilities as an HR professional.
- What principles set out by the HRPA/CHRP Code of Ethics or other Human Resources Professional organization apply in this situation?
- How would you as an HR professional respond to this situation? Write a short policy statement to the Wilson Brothers Executive Team outlining your concerns and recommended policy changes.