disparate impact

Last year we discussed a number of cases brought by the EEOC against employers relating to harassment of farmworkers — the most vulnerable workers, according to the EEOC’s strategic enforcement
Continue Reading EEOC Re-Commits To Protect “Most Vulnerable” Workers And Settles Utah Case For Record $450,000

Fulfilling a promise it made in its recent strategic plan, the EEOC has launched two highly-publicized lawsuits over the use of criminal background checks in the hiring process, alleging that
Continue Reading Remember “Criminal Background Checks and Disparate Impact?” The EEOC Certainly Remembers

On May 14th we wrote about the concept of “disparate impact” discrimination.  While courts have often held that although a standardized test may be neutral and non-discriminatory on its face

Continue Reading Pittsburgh Police Department The Object Of “Disparate Impact” And “Disparate Treatment” Discrimination Lawsuit