EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION; EVIDENCE OF UNLAWFUL MOTIVATION; NEXUS – Cursory Investigation

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504.00000 – EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION; EVIDENCE OF UNLAWFUL MOTIVATION; NEXUS
504.08000 – Cursory Investigation

The indicium “cursory investigation” does not apply only to hasty or perfunctory investigations. Rather, an investigation also signals unlawful motive where an employer makes an allegation of misconduct against an employee but fails to investigate critical elements of the accusation, and where an investigation is tailored to produce a predetermined outcome.