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You are the judge hearing a Motion for Summary judgment filed by-(Answered)

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You are the judge hearing a Motion for Summary judgment filed by an employer in the case of an employee who has been terminated. The employee was the sole African-American customer service representative at the firm, who had a lengthy record of good evaluations. However, she received more negative evaluations over a period of three years after a new supervisor was hired, though the more stringent requirements applied to her were not applied to white employees. After three years, the employee was then selected for termination in a downsizing based on the previous three years? evaluations. Based on this evidence, what should you decide?

A You should grant summary judgment for the employer because the termination was based on performance appraisals rather than race
B You should grant summary judgment for the employer because a discrimination claim based on performance appraisals going back three years was no longer timely
C You should allow the employee to go to trial because African-Americans disproportionately received low performance ratings in this company
D You should allow the employee to go to trial because the termination was based on performance appraisals that were tainted by consideration of the employee?s race
E None of the above





Key points in this

 

1. More stringent requirements applied to African -Americans were not applied to white

 

employees.

 

Thus, evidence of racial discrimination.

 

2. The employer (supervisor) coerces...

 

Paper#9210566 | Written in 27-Jul-2016

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