LegalAssignment - 1 1)Iamyourboss.. attitude. you.Legal 2 3...

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1. 1.) I am your boss. I decide that I don’t like your attitude. I tell you to improve your  attitude. One week later I decide that your attitude has not improved so I fire  you. Legal?  2. 3. Legal. Business Necessity defense requires showing that there is an overriding  business purpose for the discriminatory practice and that the practice is  therefore acceptable. He could state that her attitude was causing problems  with securing clients and hindering the business.  % 1. 2.) A diner owner decides that he only wants short women working as waitresses. He  knows he can’t discriminate against men, so he sets a height restriction of  5’2”instead. He figures most men are taller than 5’2” so it will eliminate men from the  job, but not all men are taller than that so it really isn’t discriminatory. Legal? 2. 3. 4. Illegal. Disparate impact is an unintentional disparity between the proportion of  a protected group applying for a position and the proportion getting the job.  Because the height restriction has to relate to being able to perform the  actually job itself. Will it be hard to perform the job at taller heights? According  to the “Supreme Court decision: Griggs VS. Duke Power,” ruled that job  requirements must be related to job success. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course HUMAN RESO 221 taught by Professor Ustram during the Spring '11 term at Jefferson College.

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