Flip-flopping reason for termination can show pretext even during RIF

The 6th Circuit recently held that an employee could proceed to trial on his age discrimination and retaliation claims because his former employer gave one reason when it notified him of his termination and a different one after he began challenging the decision. The court also discredited the employer's assertion that a younger employee didn't "replace" him when he assumed most of the former employee's former duties. Read More...