SAME-ACTOR INFERENCE

SAME-ACTOR INFERENCE

same-actor inference. Employment law. The doctrine that when an employee is hired and fired by the same person, and the termination occurs a reasonably short time after the hiring, the termination will be presumed not to be based on a discriminatory reason. [Cases: Civil Rights 1534. C.J.S. Civil Rights ¡ì¡ì 168¨C169.]
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