This case note explores the ramifications and effectiveness of the Kentucky Retirement Systems v. EEOC decision. Part II discusses the historical background, progression, and development of the ADEA, as well as the theories used to analyze claims under the Act. Part III outlines the operative facts of Kentucky Retirement. Part IV dissects and analyzes the opinions of the majority and dissent. Part V examines the potential impact the Court's decision in Kentucky Retirement will have on employees, employers, and the judicial system. Finally, Part VI concludes this case note.
The Supreme Court Retires Disparate Impact: Kentucky Retirement Systems v. EEOC Validates the Disparate Treatment Theory under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act,
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