18 Cited authorities

  1. Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Prods., Inc.

    530 U.S. 133 (2000)   Cited 17,892 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, since the 58-year-old plaintiff was fired by his 60-year-old employer, there was an inference that "age discrimination was not the motive"
  2. St. Mary's Honor Ctr. v. Hicks

    509 U.S. 502 (1993)   Cited 11,009 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a legitimate nondiscriminatory reason proffered by employer is not "pretext for discrimination unless it is shown both that the reason was false and that discrimination was the real reason"
  3. Humphries v. Cbocs West

    474 F.3d 387 (7th Cir. 2007)   Cited 600 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the plaintiff failed to show that comparators with the same employment responsibilities and the same supervisor were similarly situated, as the plaintiff failed to show they had similar employment history or had otherwise engaged in similar conduct
  4. Coons v. Secretary of U.S. Dept

    383 F.3d 879 (9th Cir. 2004)   Cited 270 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding a full year between Plaintiff's request for a reasonable accommodation and his demotion was inadequate without more facts to show a causal link between the protected activity and the adverse employment action he suffered
  5. Hill v. BCTI Income Fund-I

    144 Wn. 2d 172 (Wash. 2001)   Cited 240 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding reasonable but competing inferences of discrimination sufficient to survive summary judgment
  6. Scrivener v. Clark Coll.

    181 Wn. 2d 439 (Wash. 2014)   Cited 148 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Relying on ambiguous reasons by an employer when finding pretext in a WLAD case
  7. Riehl v. Foodmaker, Inc.

    152 Wn. 2d 138 (Wash. 2004)   Cited 175 times
    Noting a variety of circumstantial evidence supporting a discrimination claim
  8. Trujillo v. Pacificorp

    524 F.3d 1149 (10th Cir. 2008)   Cited 112 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Finding sufficient evidence of pretext to preclude summary judgment where, among other things, "there was evidence that the [defendant's] policy did not reflect what actually occurred in practice"
  9. Francom v. Costco Wholesale Corporation

    98 Wn. App. 845 (Wash. Ct. App. 2000)   Cited 113 times
    Holding that the trial court properly dismissed the plaintiffs' NIED claim because it relied on the same facts supporting the plaintiffs' discrimination claim
  10. Mackay v. Acorn Custom Cabinetry

    127 Wn. 2d 302 (Wash. 1995)   Cited 87 times
    Rejecting the "determining factor" standard in favor of the "substantial factor" standard