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    Word-of-Mouth Recruiting Alone

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission vs Chicago Miniature Lamp Works.

    http://openjurist.org/947/f2d/292/equal-employment-opportunity-commission-v-chicago-miniature-lamp-works

    I need help answering questions pertaining to this case.

    1) Would an unbalanced workforce due to word-of-mouth recruiting alone ever constitute disparate treatment?

    2) Consider the court's response to the above question. Would your decision be different if it could be shown that, in a certain small, all-white firm, recruiting was done only using word of mouth and this effort resulted in only white applicants?

    3) How would you balance the advantages of word-of-mouth recruiting against the possibility of discrimination impact?

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    Solution Summary

    EEOC's disparate impact theory is assessed.

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