Find a case that illustrates disparate treatment.
Include the following components in each case study:
1. A brief description of the relevant facts
2. The ruling and reasoning of the court
3. The specific implications of the ruling for your employment environment
4. Appropriate case citation
Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. V. Green, 411 U.S. 792 (1973)
411 U.S. 792
Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. V. Green
Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Eighth Circuit
1. A brief description of the relevant facts:
Green was a rights activist who had been discharged by McDonnell Douglas as a part of its retrenchment program. He however, intensified his protests against the company and its discriminatory hiring practices. When McDonnell Douglas later advertised for qualified personnel and Green applied, his application was rejected. Green then filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging that there was a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The EEOC found that there was reason to believe that Green had been discriminated against for protesting against McDonnell Douglas but it did not find any reason to believe that Green had been discriminated against in any employment decision.
The EEOC was not able to bring about any reconciliation and McDonnell Douglas filed a suite in the District court. The District Court decided ...
Disparate Treatment is discussed in great detail in this solution.