Case: Discrimination/Discharge (11th Cir.)

Nov. 24, 2021, 8:54 PM

A Black senior analyst for JetBlue Airways Corp. was properly denied a trial on her claim that she was discharged due to her race or age, because she failed to show that the explanation that she was fired for performance reasons was pretextual, the Eleventh Circuit ruled. Her proposed younger, White comparators weren’t similarly situated, the court said, because they were only junior analysts and had different supervisors. The record shows that her superiors were objectively concerned about her performance from the time of her submission of her first assignment, and that she continued to submit assignments that were late, ...

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