US Bank Dodges Ex-Employee's Age Bias Suit At 8th Circ.
Law360 (October 23, 2020, 8:23 PM EDT) -- A former U.S. Bank employee can't claim the company fired her because of her age after the Eighth Circuit on Friday upheld a district court's decision to toss the suit, finding that the employee proffered little evidence showing her firing was discriminatory.
In a published opinion, a unanimous three-judge panel affirmed the Minnesota district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of U.S. Bank National Association in a lawsuit filed by former employee Julie McKey, who claimed the company discriminated against her because of her age and retaliated against her for reporting the alleged bias to human resources.
"Viewing the facts in...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!