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Unformatted text preview: Power claiming that the policies following the CRA were not job related but were meant to disqualify blacks from employment or transfer at a higher rate than whites. The policies instituted by Duke Power Co., following the CRA did not apply to white employees, and when they policies were instituted white employees already in other departments were grandfathered in. Decision The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the policies of Duke Power Co. had a disproportionate impact on groups protected by Title XII REVERSED Impact/Relevance Any test used to must measure the person for the job, and not the person in abstract. If such tests are to be used, they have to be shown to be job related....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course L I R 201 taught by Professor Willits,billie during the Spring '07 term at Penn State.
- Spring '07