Disparate Treatment vs. Disparate Impact

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Description

Workplace rules that are neutral on their face may still violate the ADA because they negatively impact people with disabilities. This session will review the legal concepts of disparate treatment and disparate impact, as well as discuss ADA cases decided under these two theories.

Session Materials

PDF   Disparate Treatment vs Disparate Impact
RTF   Disparate Treatment vs Disparate Impact
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Speakers

Alan Goldstein, Senior Attorney, Equip for Equality (EFE), the Illinois Protection and Advocacy Agency

Barry Taylor, VP for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation, Equip for Equality