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Case: Discrimination/Discharge (11th Cir.)

May 22, 2020, 5:29 PM

A federal district court in Georgia didn’t err in granting summary judgment to Federal Express Corporation on a managing director’s claim that he was fired because of his age, instead of for insubordination and leadership failure. The Eleventh Circuit reasoned that although the director’s supervisor may have made ageist remarks; the director had a documented history of insubordination and performance problems—including failing to properly manage his subordinates and failing to notify his supervisor of important matters in a timely manner—he had been disciplined for similar issues before the individual who allegedly made the discriminatory remarks became his supervisor, and he...

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