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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Three Significant Federal Court Decisions Griggs v. Duke Power 1971 Disparate/adverse impact case Unintentional neutral practice Employment practices must be job related High school diploma Standardized intelligence test Validity must be shown by employer Phillips v. Martin Marietta 1971 MM did not hire women with school-age children Sex-plus discrimination (subset) Hiring standards must be uniform across gender Espinoza v. Farah Manufacturing 1971 Vitle VII does not prohibit discrimination based on lack of citizenship Citizenship is not same as national origin! Albemarle Paper v. Moody 1975 Plants seniority system and employment testing New collective bargaining agreement Negro employees locked into lower paying job classifications Any selection device must: Measure what it purports to measure Be related to job performance (i.e., be valid) Washington v. Davis 1976 D.C. police department hiring/promotion policy in question Recruits required to pass physical/character requirements, have HS diploma, and score at least 40 on Test 21 Use of Test 21 had adverse impact on black applicants (4x failure rate) May be used if job related and racially neutral Weber v. Kaiser Aluminum 1974 Underutilization of black craft workers Voluntary AA program with training program designed to help correct racial imbalance Train unskilled production workers (B&W) 50% of openings reserved for blacks No violation of Title VII Temporary Voluntary Did not create bar to employment or advancement for white workers Dothard v. Rawlinson 1977 Height and weight requirements for correctional counselors in Alabama...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course MGT 4379 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '12 term at Texas State.

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