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… You Figure that They would have Learned by Now [#EEOC][#disparate impact]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,August 20th,2016

.. it appears not ..

.. in a surprising 7 – 3 decision at the D.C. Appeals Circuit , the E.E.O.C. was told to take its ” disparate impact ” theory of legal interpretation , and go home and stuff it in the cushion ..

.. [h/t —]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. E.E.O.C. wanted to apply disparate impact to employers ‘ use of criminal background checks . What they tried to argue was that the use of this had an undue [or disparate] impact on minorities [blacks and Hispanics] ..

.. so what did the D.C. Circuit tell them ?? Go stuff it .. not only that , but it slapped the E.E.O.C. with a levy of $4 million in legal fees for those of the attornyies of the affected businesses …


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