US Bank Dodges Ex-Employee's Age Bias Suit At 8th Circ.

By Alexis Shanes (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.

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