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job evaluation

[′jäb i‚val·yə′wā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
Orderly qualitative appraisal of each job or position in an establishment either by a point system for the specific job characteristics or by comparison of job factors; used for establishing a job hierarchy and wage plans.
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While the company used the job evaluation as a reason for firing Ratliff, it was also noted in Ratliff's evaluation he "had a reputation for being 'difficult' because he was 'a stickler on safety rules.
The above mentioned job evaluation system depends on the determination of level and equation of jobs according to areas and disciplines of government entities, develop a system that ensures the existence of suitable jobs when regulatory changes to government entities and to link these jobs with the adopted laws, regulations and policies.
The Job Evaluation Directorate is a focal point with other relevant organization by conducting comprehensive studies to jobs and qualifications required, and put it into occupational groups serving the system, when analysis is made, the studies include the local and international labor market, and study of public and private sector and the link with the international organizations related to the jobs and qualifications
Instead, comparable worth calls for the use of job evaluation techniques to group jobs into "comparable" categories without a direct comparison of the duties involved.
Mark Melhorn, who validated the test with peer-reviewed statistical studies at more than 200 companies over the past 15 years, CtdMAP testing delivers post-offer job evaluations that take physical screening to the next level -- beyond traditional physical functional testing.
An employment tribunal has ruled South Lanarkshire Council's job evaluations did not comply with the Equal Pay Act - a decision which could lead to 2400 current and former female cleaners, carers and catering workers winning bumper compensation packages.
Much of this has arisen following job evaluations to implement the 'single status' agreement, which was supposed to achieve fair, equal pay for all public sector workers.
Tivnan does not think it is the role of a consultant to conduct job evaluations.
He warned, however, that problems were likely to arise over the forthcoming job evaluations of other council staff including cooks other than cooks-in-charge.
A Tesco spokesman said: "We are undertaking job evaluations.
Deputy council leader Cllr Bransby Thomas (Lab, Rugby Hillmorton) said he hoped that the specialist would be appointed and job evaluations begun before January.
It also facilitates appraisals and job evaluations with links to needed training data.