Employee’s Claims Stall Based on Inconsistent Testimony

​Citing conflicting testimony offered by the plaintiff regarding the timing of alleged complaints of discriminatory remarks by a co-worker, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee’s sex-discrimination and retaliation claims were appropriately dismissed.

The plaintiff began her employment with Autozoners LLC in April 2013 as a part-time sales associate at the company’s Wallingford, Conn., store. For the first year of her employment, the store did not have an onsite store manager. Instead, a district manager would visit the store periodically, and a store manager from another location would visit once a week. Otherwise, day-to-day operations were handled by two parts sales managers.

On July 25, 2014, the district manager…

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Credit to Jonathan E. O’Connell, SHRM-SCP for the original post.

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