TITLE

Thorough, Well-Documented Investigation Defeats Discrimination Claim

AUTHOR(S)
Achille, Roger S.
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
HR Magazine;Mar2012, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the outcome of the court case Martinez v. W. W. Grainger Inc., in which the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a Cuban manager was not discriminated against under Title VII of the U.S. Civil Rights Act. Plaintiff Arturo Martinez was terminated after employees complained that he created a fearful work environment. The appellate court ruled against discrimination, stating that non-Cuban employees were not given favorable treatment in light of his misconduct.
ACCESSION #
75367683

 

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