7th Circ. Says Worker Bias Testimony Not 'Self-Serving'

Law360, Los Angeles (August 1, 2013, 9:50 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit ruled Thursday that an employee alleging workplace bias isn't being "self-serving" by speaking in his or her own defense, but nonetheless upheld a district court's decision that the U.S. General Services Administration was fair to fire an employee with a history of temper problems.

Anthony Hill said the federal agency lied about why it fired him when it said he wasn't meeting workplace expectations. But the Seventh circuit held that the evidence he had put forth in deposition showed only that he disagreed...
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