Unformatted text preview: 2A. Disparate impact 3A. Disparate treatment 4A. An adverse action taken against plaintiff following plaintiff’s performance of a protected activity. 5A. Title VII 6A. Pretext – A purported reason (but not the real one) for discriminatory action. Protected class – a group of people sharing a characteristic which has been the subject of discrimination. Disparate treatment – intentional discrimination retaliation – action taken against an employee for exercising legal rights. Adverse impact – a seemingly neutral action which has a discriminatory effect....
View Full Document
- Spring '11
- Discrimination, federal law, discriminatory effect