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3. Disparate Impact/Disparate Treatment Case Study
Find a case that illustrates disparate impact and a different case that illustrates disparate treatment.
a. A brief description of the relevant facts
b. The ruling and reasoning of the court
c. The specific implications of the ruling for your employment environment
d. Appropriate case citation

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Raytheon Co. v. Hernandez 540 U.S. 44, 124 S.Ct. 513 (U.S.,2003)

Former employee brought action against former employer, alleging that employer refused to rehire him due to his record of past drug addiction or his perceived drug addiction disability, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The United States District Court for the District of Arizona, John M. Roll, J., granted summary judgment in favor of employer. Employee appealed. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 298 F.3d 1030, reversed. Certiorari was granted. The Supreme Court, Justice Thomas, held that: (1) employer's unwritten policy against rehiring former employees who were terminated for any violation of its ...

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1.Identify the problems identified in the case. Evaluate the options of possible solutions presented by the authors.
2.Are the percentage figures in the case "quotas"? Are they justified under the circumstances?
3.Does Kaiser have a justified employment policy? If not, how should it be revised?
4.Does Kaiser's policy eventuate in reverse discrimination against Weber? If so, is it justified?
5.Does the fact that the agreement was voluntary and temporary make the case morally different?
6.How much should companies be willing to do to correct historical inequalities?
7.What was the author's recommend solution? Do you agree or disagree with their recommendation? Why or why not?

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