Emilee B. Tison, Ph.D.

Associate Principal Consultant

Emilee B. Tison, Ph.D., is an industrial/organizational psychologist and Associate Principal Consultant at DCI Consulting Group where she is involved in employee selection and equal employment consulting. Emilee’s primary areas of expertise are in employment testing, job analysis and validation strategies, and quantitative methods in the equal employment context. At DCI she has conducted large scale adverse impact analyses of selection processes, developed and validated selection procedures, and trained clients on a variety of employee selection and EEO issues.

Prior to joining DCI Consulting Group, Emilee worked at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as a Personnel Research Psychologist in the Selection and Promotion Assessment Group. At OPM, Emilee led job analysis/competency modeling, gap analysis, and assessment development projects; delivered trainings, including assessor/interviewer training; and conducted adverse impact analyses.

Emilee received her M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial/organizational Psychology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

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Target Settles Law Suit Regarding Criminal History Screening
April 06, 2018

Target Corp. entered into a preliminary settlement on April 5th to resolve charges of discrimination in using criminal history records in making hiring determinations for hourly and entry-level non-exempt positions. This settlement comes the same...

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Audit Poker: When Federal Contractors Call, OFCCP Must Show Cards
November 16, 2017

Two recent OFCCP rulings in the Pacific region have clarified information exchange obligations between contractors and OFCCP in audit matters. Although we have summarized the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) rulings in both the Google (OFCCP v....

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Testing Settlements are Alive and Well: Investigate and Validate
June 30, 2016

Two recent OFCCP settlements emphasize the importance of monitoring adverse impact throughout all steps of the hiring process: Gordon Food Service (GFS) and The Aqualon Company.

GFS, a food distribution company, implemented a hiring process that...

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DCI Staff Attend SIOP's 31st Annual Conference in Anaheim, California
May 17, 2016

The 31st Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 14-16, 2016 in Anaheim, California. This conference brings together members of the I/O community, both practitioners and academics, to...

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