Where Employer Treated Similarly Situated Employees Differently, Ninth Circuit Allowed Employee’s Discrimination Claims to Proceed to Trial

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal opinion in Zeinali v. Raytheon Co., 636 F.3d 544 (9th Cir. 2011), marks yet another reminder that employers that treat similarly situated employees differently can set themselves up for costly discrimination lawsuits. In Zeinali, the plaintiff, who is of Iranian descent, had been employed by Raytheon for approximately four years.  At the start of his employment, Raytheon informed the plaintiff that

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