Underrepresentation definition

Underrepresentation means a situa- tion in which the number of women or members of a minority group within a category of civil service employment constitutes a lower percentage of the total number of employees within the employment category than the per- centage women or the minority con- stitutes within the civilian labor force of the United States, in accordance with § 720.205 (c) and (d).
Underrepresentation. ’ means a situation in which the number of members of a minority group designation (determined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in con- sultation with the Office of Personnel Manage- ment, on the basis of the policy set forth in subsection (b) of this section) within a cat- egory of civil service employment constitutes a lower percentage of the total number of em- ployees within the employment category than the percentage that the minority constituted within the labor force of the United States, as determined under the most recent decennial or mid-decade census, or current population sur- vey, under title 13, and
Underrepresentation means presence in a contractor's work force of minorities, women and persons with disabilities, in a particular job category in proportionate numbers less than their representation in the county's labor market area. (Ord. 18853 § 1, 2018: Ord. 18670 § 8, 2018: Ord. 16960 § 24, 2010: Ord. 16855 § 1, 2010: Ord. 11992 § 2, 1995).

Examples of Underrepresentation in a sentence

  • Underrepresentation of patients 65 years of age or older in cancer-treatment trials.

  • Underrepresentation of elderly people in randomised controlled trials.

  • Underrepresentation is defined as having fewer women or minorities in a particular job group or department than would reasonably be expected by their availability.

  • Under-representation of older adults in cancer registration trials: known problem, little progress.

  • Liu & Dipietro Mager, 2016),gender blind or biased medical research and healthcare services (WHO Europe, 2016b, 2016c), and gendered use of healthcare services (European Commission, 2010a, 2011b).- Under-representation of women in health governance, decision-making and certain occupations.


More Definitions of Underrepresentation

Underrepresentation means having fewer members of a racial/ethnic group, women, men or per- sons with disabilities in a particular job category than would be reasonably expected based on their availability in the relevant labor market.
Underrepresentation means presence in a contractor's work force of minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in a particular job category in proportionate numbers less than their representation in the county's labor market area. (Ord. 16960 § 24, 2010: Ord. 16855 § 1, 2010: Ord. 11992 § 2, 1995).
Underrepresentation means presence in a contractor’s work force of minorities and women in proportionate numbers lower than the goals established for the contractor’s business under this Resolution.
Underrepresentation means there is a lower percentage of minority groups, women, or both in a particular unit of a contractor’s workforce than would be expected in terms of their overall representation in the workforce. In the sample workforce analysis below, the company has far fewer women working as higher-paid “warehouse attendants” than men.
Underrepresentation means the contractor's work force does not approximate the percentage of women, minorities or persons with disabilities available for jobs in any particular job category from the relevant labor market in which the contractor recruits.
Underrepresentation means the vendor's work force does not approximate the percentage of women, minorities or handicapped persons available for jobs in any particular job group or category from the relevant labor market in which the vendor recruits.
Underrepresentation means presence in a contractor's work force of minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in proportionate numbers lower than the goals established for the contractor's business under this chapter.