Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
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Detroit Edison v. NLRB (1979)

  • Robert L. HeilbronnerEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_965

Synonyms

Disclosure of tests and raw data; Release of psychological test materials; Test security

Historical Background

Petitioner employer (Detroit Edison), in response to a request made by a Union (National Labor Relations Board: NLRB) in connection with arbitration of a grievance filed on behalf of employees in a bargaining unit, supplied the Union with certain information pertaining to petitioner’s employee psychological aptitude testing program under which certain unit employees had been rejected for certain job openings because of their failure to receive “acceptable” test scores. However, petitioner refused to release the actual test questions, the actual employee answer sheets, and the scores linked with the names of the employees who received them, maintaining that complete confidentiality of these materials was necessary to insure the future integrity of the tests and to protect the examinees’ privacy interests. Petitioner offered to turn over the scores of any employee who...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chicago Neuropsychology GroupChicagoUSA