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Case: Discrimination/Retaliation (N.D. Ill.)

May 20, 2020, 8:07 PM

A black Ghanaian service writer for the city of Chicago whose last name is “Nigritia” and who describes his religion as “Nigritian” may not proceed with his claim that he was suspended in retaliation for complaining about race and religious discrimination, rather than for performance issues. He had been placed on two performance improvement plans and had been suspended 10 other times for performance problems before the alleged retaliatory suspension, he wasn’t suspended until about six months after his complaint, and he didn’t present sufficient evidence to suggest pretext.

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