Analyze the case and opinion in the case of Vehar v. Cole National Group, 251 Fed. Appx. 993 (6th Cir. 2007) located in your textbook on pp. 449–452.
Write a case study review of Judge Griffin’s opinion that answers the questions below. Support your review with analysis and evidence from the unit reading and outside sources.
- What are the legal issues presented in this case? Did the plaintiff establish a valid prima facie case of pay discrimination? Was there a basis for equal work? On what factors did the appeals court base its decision?
- Why is the other-than-sex factor that is presented by the employer insufficient to avoid a trial?
- What should the employer have done differently?
Your case study should be written in APA style and must be a minimum of two pages, not including the title and reference pages.
You must use a minimum of three sources, one of which may be your textbook. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Textbook: Walsh, D. J. (2016). Employment law for human resource practice (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.