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Nicholson v. Hyannis Air Serv., Inc., No. 08-15959

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By FindLaw Staff on September 08, 2009 4:50 PM

In an action claiming that defendant discriminated against plaintiff airline pilot on account of her sex when it suspended her from flying certain routes, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where: 1) crew resource management skills were a subjective qualification that could not be considered in evaluating a plaintiff's qualifications at the first step of the McDonnell Douglas test; and 2) similarly situated male pilots were treated more favorably than plaintiff was.

Read Nicholson v. Hyannis Air Serv., Inc., No. 08-15959

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted February 11, 2009

Filed September 8, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Reinhardt

Counsel

For Appellant:

Phillip Torres, Hagåtña, Guam

For Appellee:

David Ledger, Hagåtña, Guam

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