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Solid Security Service Gender Discrimination

Solid Security Service hires male and female security officers. Solid only assigns the female employees to work at the local mall from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The company's rationale is that the mall is a low risk area for violent crime until 3:00 p.m. Male employees are allowed to work day and night shifts and are assigned to a variety of work sites.
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Solid is not liable for gender discrimination because it can use BFOQ as a defense to any claim filed by its female employees.

Solid is not liable for gender discrimination because it employs men and women.

Solid is liable for gender discrimination because its male and female employees are being treated differently based on their gender.

Solid is not liable for gender discrimination because it pays all employees based on the same wage scale, regardless of gender.

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Solid is liable for gender discrimination because its male and female employees are being treated differently based on their gender.

This is not a valid BFQ (BFOQ). We have to consider exactly what it is that impairs one gender ...

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