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Disparate Treatment

Dec 17, 2019

Employment: Gender Discrimination-Direct Evidence-Disparate Treatment

  Where a plaintiff in a gender-discrimination case argued that the district court erred in refusing to consider his direct-evidence argument, summary judgment for the defendant is affirmed because the plaintiff failed to show direct evidence of discrimination sufficient to survive summary judgment, and an unsupported allegation that another employee was similarly situated was insufficient [&[...]

Jul 29, 2019

Employment: ADA-Failure to Accommodate-Disparate Treatment

Plaintiff requested that defendant, his employer, accommodate his chronic back pain by allowing him to take time as necessary and receive 24 hours of rest between shifts. When defendant denied the request, plaintiff unsuccessfully filed suit asserting claims of failure to accommodate and disparate treatment under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Where job attendance was […]

Mar 11, 2019

Civil Rights: Disparate Treatment-Zoning Application

  Plaintiff filed suit against defendant after the city denied plaintiff’s zoning application to open a beauty salon in a residential neighborhood. Plaintiff alleged the city discriminated against her on the basis of race and treated her differently from other salon operators. The district court granted the city summary judgment after finding plaintiff failed to […]

Mar 13, 2017

Employer – Employee : Race Discrimination – Disparate Treatment – Retaliation

Wilson v. Arkansas Department of Human Services (MLW No. 70247/Case No. 16-1174 – 12 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Benton, J.)

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