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Case: Discrimination/Retaliation (11th Cir.)

Nov. 15, 2019, 8:09 PM

A male probation officer for the Florida Department of Corrections was properly denied a trial on his claim that he was fired in retaliation for filing a complaint with the Florida Commission on Human Relations alleging that the circuit administrator was discriminating against him because of his sex, rather than for falsifying information on work documents. The administrator wasn’t involved in the firing decision, he wasn’t fired until over three months after he filed the complaint, and he didn’t present sufficient evidence to suggest pretext. The case is Jones v. Dep’t of Corr., 2019 BL 437698, 11th Cir., No. 19-10739 Non-Argument Calendar, unpublished 11/14/19

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