EEOC Issues Fact Sheet on Employment Tests and Selection Procedures to Screen Applicants, Workers
Employers often use tests and selection procedures to identify qualified applicants or to promote current employees. These tests might include cognitive tests, physical ability tests, sample job tasks, medical examinations, criminal and credit background checks, and English proficiency tests. On December 3, 2007, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued a lengthy fact sheet addressing such screening procedures. View full article (PDF).