EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION; EVIDENCE OF UNLAWFUL MOTIVATION; NEXUS – Cursory Investigation
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504.08000 – Cursory Investigation
Once an employer undertakes an investigation into alleged misconduct, its failure to conduct the investigation in a fair and impartial manner can be evidence of nexus. Employer’s failure to interview employee, employee’s direct supervisor, or supervisor’s supervisor suggests that employer was not interested in obtaining evidence that might conflict with its desired result.