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O'Neal v. City of Chicago, No. 09-1716

By FindLaw Staff on November 17, 2009 2:23 PM

In plaintiff's second employment discrimination suit against the Chicago Police Department (CPD) claiming retaliation and sex discrimination, summary judgment in favor of CPD is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff provided insufficient evidence that she suffered an adverse employment action because she engaged in statutorily protected activity by direct method of proof that either of her two actionable transfers occurred because of her prior lawsuit or her 2006 grievance; 2) plaintiff did not provide sufficient evidence to establish a causal connection under the indirect method of proof; and 3) plaintiff failed on her sex discrimination claim for the same reason as her retaliation claim, as she failed to adduce any evidence indicating that her actionable transfers were because of her sex.     

Read O'Neal v. City of Chicago, No. 09-1716

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

Decided November 17, 2009

Judges

Before:   Bauer, Wood, and Williams, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Bauer, Circuit Judge

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