Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Civil Rights – Race & Sex Discrimination Claims – Failure to Promote – Deputy Sheriffs – Specialized SkillsLocklear v. Sealey Even though plaintiff made out a prima facie case of discrimination in her failure-to-promote claims, she failed to rebut defendants’ legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for promoting male deputies: they possessed specialized skills needed for the job openings, and plaintiff lacked those skills.
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Published: May 29, 2012
Time posted: 1:23 pm
Tags: Civil Rights, Deputy Sheriffs, Failure to Promote, Labor & Employment, Public Employees, Race & Sex Discrimination Claims, Specialized Skills