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Protects individuals over the age of 40 from workplace discrimination that favors  younger workers Procedures: Plantiff must show discrim. was the reason for adverse employment action Establish a prima facie case: the employee must provide that the discrim. was based on  age bias ADA Requires employers to offer “reasonable accommodation” to employees or applicants w/  a disability who are otherwise qualified for the job they hold/seek  Defines disability as: Physical/mental impairment that limits one or more of major life activities A record of such impairment Reasonable Accommodation Undue hardship; if an employee w/ disability can perform the job w/ reasonable  accommodation, w/o undue hardship of employer, the accommodation must be made ex; wheelchair ramps, flexible hours only FORMER drug users completed/going through rehabilition programs qualify as  “disabled” employers can fire alcoholic if he posses risk Defenses to Employment Discrimination Business Necessity Requires the employer to demonstrate that a job qualification is reasonable necessary  to the legitimate conduct of the employer’s business It’s a defense to disparate impact discrim.  Bona Fide Occupational Qualifiaction (BFOQ) Defense requires an employer to show that a particular skill is necessary for the  performance of a particular job Used in cases of disparate treatment discrim. 
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Seniority Systems Conditions the distribution of job benefits on the length of time one has worked for an  employer Can be a defense only if it’s bona fide system, not designed to evade the effects of anti- discrim laws After-Acquired Evidence of Employee Misconduct Refers to evidence of misconduct, committed by an employee who is suing an employer  for employment discrim Uncovered during the process of dicvoery conducted in prep for a defense against the  suit Not an absolute defense for employer Administrative Law How administrative agencies are formed created by the federal Constitution, the U.S. Congress, state legislatures, and local  lawmaking bodies to manage crises, redress serious social problems, or oversee  complex matters of governmental concern beyond the expertise of legislators. Types of Agencies Rulemaking: Formulation of new regulation procedure under which a proposed rule is published in the  Federal Register  and is open  to comment by the general public 1. Notice of the Proposed Rulemaking 2. Comment Period 3. Final Rule Investigation Includes powers to: as firearms/liquor) Subponeas: duces tecum-requires production of documents. Ad testifcandum-requires  testimony Adjudication
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