Week-6-Age-and-Disability-Discrimination-Analysis

HRM-430-Employment Law

Week 6 – Age and Disability Discrimination Analysis

Assignment: Age and Disability Discrimination Analysis

  • Research stories in the news alleging employment discrimination based on age and disability.

** Current stories only **

  • Choose one story involving age discrimination and one story involving disability discrimination.
  • Write two essays of approximately 425 words each that address the following:
    • Age Discrimination Essay
      • List the elements of the prima facie case for disparate treatment and disparate impact in an age discrimination case.
      • Determine whether your story involves disparate treatment or disparate impact, and apply the facts of your story to the elements. Describe whether your facts appear to support each element.
      • Explain whether you think the employee has a strong case for discrimination.
      • Describe possible defenses the employer may have.
    • Disability Discrimination Essay
      • List the elements of the prima facie case for disparate treatment and disparate impact in a disability discrimination case.
      • Determine whether your story involves disparate treatment or disparate impact, and apply the facts of your story to the elements. Describe whether your facts appear to support each element.
      • Explain whether you think the employee has a strong case for discrimination.
      • Describe possible defenses the employer may have.

Include a minimum of three scholarly sources