Memo #: 17-088
Date:       4/21/2017
Title VII Ruling by Fifth Circuit in Alkhawaldeh v. Dow Chemical Company Provides Textbook Example of Importance of Raising McDonnell Douglas Defenses

A plaintiff claiming discrimination under Title VII must meet certain threshold burden-of-proof requirements in order to proceed with his or her claim. This case illustrates how an employer can effectively challenge whether a plaintiff has made the required showing.
Topic Area:
Retaliation/Whistleblower
Title VII

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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