Meacham v. Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory et al., 554 U.S. 84 (2008)

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employers Have Greater Burden of Proof in Defending Disparate Impact Claims under the ADEA

    Date:
    March 21, 2012

    In Meacham v. Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory et al, 554 U.S. 84 (2008), the United States Supreme Court analyzed whether an employer carries both the burden of production and the burden of persuasion when defending against a disparate impact discrimination claim on the basis that the employer used reasonable factors other than age in its employment determination