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Griggs v. Duke Power Company 401 U.S. 424 (1971)

For the case Griggs v. Duke Power Company 401 U.S. 424 (1971), discuss the facts, the issue, and the court action and provide an analysis.

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A good case to present to your class is Griggs v. Duke Power Company 401 U.S. 424 (1971).

Facts:
Duke Power Company was the employer of Griggs. The company required that apart from the employees who worked for the lowest paying jobs, the workers were required to take two separate aptitude tests and get a minimum score on those tests. In addition, the employees were required to have a high school education. The claim of Griggs was that the company discriminated against blacks (African American) employees. This was in violation of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. ...

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