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    Case that illustrates disparate impact

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    Please suggest an interesting case involving disparate impact for a case study and how the case had an impact on the employment environment.

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    Here are a few:

    Raytheon Co. v. Hernandez, 540 U.S. 44, 124 S. Ct. 513, 157 L. Ed. 2d 357, 2003 U.S. LEXIS 8965 (U.S. 2003)

    This case regarded a former employee who sued employer, alleging that the employer refused to rehire the employee, after his discharge based on a positive drug test, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C.S. § 12101 et seq.

    Sutton v. United Air Lines, 527 U.S. 471 (U.S. 1999)
    The applicants, twin sisters, each suffered from severe myopia, which was correctable with appropriate lenses. They both applied ...

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    Cases that illustrates disparate impact is given and discussed.