31 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 204,929 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that summary judgment is not appropriate if "the dispute about a material fact is 'genuine,' that is, if the evidence is such that a reasonable jury could return a verdict for the nonmoving party"
  2. Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Prods., Inc.

    530 U.S. 133 (2000)   Cited 18,632 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"
  3. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp. v. Morgan

    536 U.S. 101 (2002)   Cited 8,514 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding limitations period for hostile-work-environment claim runs from the last act composing the claim
  4. McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green

    411 U.S. 792 (1973)   Cited 46,435 times   79 Legal Analyses
    Holding in employment discrimination case that statistical evidence of employer's general policy and practice may be relevant circumstantial evidence of discriminatory intent behind individual employment decision
  5. Tex. Dept. of Cmty. Affairs v. Burdine

    450 U.S. 248 (1981)   Cited 18,479 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an employee may establish pretext "either directly, by persuading the court that a discriminatory reason more likely motivated the employer, or indirectly by showing that the employer's proffered explanation is unworthy of credence"
  6. U.S. Postal Service Bd. of Govs. v. Aikens

    460 U.S. 711 (1983)   Cited 2,273 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that because "[t]here will seldom be `eyewitness' testimony to the employer's mental process," evidence of the employer's discriminatory attitude in general is relevant and admissible to prove discrimination
  7. Ash v. Tyson Foods

    546 U.S. 454 (2006)   Cited 621 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that decisionmaker’s alleged use of term "boy" to refer to African-American employees was evidence of discriminatory animus
  8. United Air Lines, Inc. v. Evans

    431 U.S. 553 (1977)   Cited 1,268 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an allegedly discriminatory practice that was no longer actionable could not form the predicate of a challenge to a neutral seniority system
  9. Aka v. Washington Hospital Center

    156 F.3d 1284 (D.C. Cir. 1998)   Cited 1,041 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "a plaintiff's discrediting of an employer's stated reason for its employment decision is entitled to considerable weight"
  10. Jones v. Bernanke

    557 F.3d 670 (D.C. Cir. 2009)   Cited 495 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "these principles apply equally to retaliation claims"
  11. Section 2000e-2 - Unlawful employment practices

    42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2   Cited 24,702 times   147 Legal Analyses
    Providing that an employer is liable if an employee establishes that a protected characteristic was a motivating factor in an employment action
  12. Section 1602.14 - Preservation of records made or kept

    29 C.F.R. § 1602.14   Cited 149 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Exempting "seasonal" jobs from certain recordkeeping requirements
  13. Section 335.103 - Agency promotion programs

    5 C.F.R. § 335.103   Cited 41 times

    (a)Merit promotion plans. Except as otherwise specifically authorized by OPM, an agency may make promotions under §335.102 of this part only to positions for which the agency has adopted and is administering a program designed to insure a systematic means of selection for promotion according to merit. These programs shall conform to the requirements of this section. (b)Merit promotion requirements - (1)Requirement 1. Each agency must establish procedures for promoting employees which are based on