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Distinguish between disparate treatment, disparate impact, and reasonable accommodation theories of discrimination in terms of (a) number of plaintiffs, (b) intent, and (c) defenses.

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Disparate Treatment

"Disparate Treatment Title VII prohibits employers from treating applicants or employees differently because of their membership in a protected class. The central issue is whether the employer's actions were motivated by discriminatory intent, which may be proved by either direct or circumstantial evidence." (Title VII) A protected class is those employees over 40 years of age.

In regard to the number of plaintiffs, this suit can have just one plaintiff. The intent would be to fire a worker due to age. The defense would be that the employee was ...

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