DC Circ. Says Jury Should Hear Customs Worker's Bias Claim

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 7:03 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday sent part of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee’s discrimination suit back to district court, finding his assertion of two wrongful promotions of younger, white employees instead of him was strong enough to go before a jury.

Despite the remand of those particular claims, the three-judge panel upheld a lower court's summary judgment in favor of the government for the remaining allegations. The employee, Arthur Gilbert, who is Mexican-American and born in 1952, sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...
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