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    Elements of a prima facie of disparate treatment

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    What is disparate treatment? List the elements of a prima facie case of disparate treatment, specifically components related to disability discrimination under the American Disabilities Act.

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    Disparate treatment is probably the most common form of discrimination--that is, different treatment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability.

    To be protected by the American Disabilities Act (ADA), one must have a disability or have a relationship or association with an individual with a disability. An individual with a disability is defined by the ADA as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life ...

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    This solution defines disparate treatment, discussing disability discrimination in detail. It addresses who can be protected by the American Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as what a disabled employee must prove in his or her prima facie case.