EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION; DISCRIMINATION – Burden of Proof; Evidence
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501.02000 – Burden of Proof; Evidence
Party alleging unlawful discrimination has the burden of making a showing to support the inference that protected conduct was a motivating factor in the employer's decision to take adverse personnel action. Nexus may be established by circumstantial evidence. (Good discussion of nexus); pp. 16-17.