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Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact Are Tests for Discrimination

By on January 24, 2017 in Employment, Labor

DiscriminationDisparate treatment and disparate impact are two very different types of employment discrimination that use two very different tests to determine if illegal discrimination has occurred and if an employer may be liable for such discriminatory conduct, according to an article published by Lynch Service Company. Having a better understanding of these terms and the potential liability they may impose on a business can help HR professionals and CEOs prevent expensive litigation.

The article covers anti-discrimination laws, disparate treatment, legal test for disparate treatment, disparate impact, and the legal test for disparate impact.


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