Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers can take precaution against discrimination claims by ensuring they have legitimate, nondiscriminatory reasoning for their decision-making. An honest explanation of their behavior makes it credible.
The Eighth Circuit’s recent opinion in Banford v. Board of Regents of UM affirms the steps required to prove a discrimination claim. Plaintiff
Continue Reading The Devil is in the Pretext: No Successful Discrimination Claim If Employee Does Not Carry Burden to Prove Ulterior Explanation for Employer’s Actions