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

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    Meacham v. Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory et al., 554 U.S. 84 (2008) (0 other reports)

Author: Melanie J. Perez-Vellios, VP Group LLC

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.