What is Disparate Treatment?

Disparate treatment of any employee is that which is treating employees differently because they belong to a protected class. Disparate treatment is discrimination against minorities, union members or other classifications of employees. When filing a lawsuit for discrimination, disparate treatment is proved in several ways. The direct method is much harder to prove since discrimination is usually not done in a public manner. Disparate treatment can be proved through patterns of treatment as well as patterns of behavior from the supervisor or other employee. Look here for more information: