5th Circuit Upholds Judgment For Kaplan In Instructor’s Retaliation Lawsuit

(April 18, 2016, 2:15 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A former paralegal instructor failed to show that the reasons given for his layoff during a reduction-in-force were pretext for retaliation, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 13 (Rafael Diaz v. Kaplan Higher Education, L.L.C., No. 15-50655, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 6720).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160513-002Z.)

Raphael Diaz was hired by Kaplan Higher Education LLC as a paralegal instructor at its San Antonio-Ingram campus in 2010. Diaz was one of only two full-time instructors in the department, along...
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