Practices in Assuring Employee Availability

Practices in Assuring Employee Availability

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Presents state of the practice information about the various actions transit agencies (and other employers) have taken to help ensure the availability of quality employees in an increasingly competitive employment environment. It focuses on the practices and policies transit agencies have put in place to help minimize absenteeism at their agencies, from which other agencies may find useful applications.At New Jersey Transit, 73.1 percent of those bus operators who scored best on the B.O.S.S. test and were in the highest ... felt aquot;they were better off with it than without it, aquot; whereas another expressed great satisfaction with the nature of the questions on the tests. ... four different tests (explained later) to help select bus operator candidates: the B.O.S.S.; the Driver Risk Index Video Test; the REID ... A correct answer receives a score of one, while all other answers receive a score of zero.

Title:Practices in Assuring Employee Availability
Author:Joel Volinski, National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 1999


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