disparate impact

Disparate Impact Ruling and Fair Housing

What is disparate impact?   (Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd) –  The Supreme Court’s recent decision on disparate impact basically means that even if the same policies are applied to all individuals  as neutral and nondiscriminatory  but are found to have the effect of discrimination then they are in violation of the Fair Housing Act. A neutral policy would be one that

CFPB Faces Unfair Employment Accusations, Overhaul Bill

(Joseph Mikkelson, OnlineEd) – The CFPB is off to a rocky start in 2014. In an interesting turn of events, the CFPB will undergo a probe regarding how the entity treats its employees.  According to an American Banker report, there are striking racial disparities in how employees are ranked in performance reviews. According to the