Procedural Irregularities May Allow a Jury to Conclude Hiring Reason Was False

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Irregularities in a college’s hiring interview process could allow a reasonable jury to conclude that the employer’s reason for choosing a white applicant over a Black applicant was false, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

In 2015, a university interviewed candidates for the position of equal opportunity/Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 investigator. The minimum qualifications for the position were a master’s or bachelor’s degree in psychology, counseling

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