Disparate Treatment vs. Disparate Impact

Tuesday, March 3, 2009


Workplace rules that are neutral on their face may still violate the ADA because they negatively impact people with disabilities. This session will review the legal concepts of disparate treatment and disparate impact, as well as discuss ADA cases decided under these two theories.

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Note: Captioning will only be available on the Blackboard Collaborate Formated version of the presentation available in the Blackboard Webinar Archives link. Captions are not available in the MP4 version of the presentation.


Alan Goldstein Senior Attorney, Equip for Equality (EFE), the Illinois Protection and Advocacy Agency

Barry Taylor Director of Legal Services, Equip for Equality