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Smothers v. Solvay Chemicals, Inc.

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Tenth Circuit Rules On "Termination By Committee"

Fisher Phillips • March 04, 2014
On January 21, a federal appeals court addressed whether an employee terminated by group decision (six managers) can be considered “similarly situated” to employees who were disciplined less severely by a different decisional group, consisting of some but not all of the same managers. Reversing the summary judgment decision of a Wyoming trial court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit stated: