Guimaraes v. Supervalu, Inc., No. 11-1046 (8th Cir. 2012)Annotate this Case
Plaintiff sued her former employer for national-origin discrimination and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., and the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA), Minn. Stat. 363A. The district court granted summary judgment to the employer, dismissing all claims with prejudice. The court held that plaintiff did not present direct evidence of national-origin discrimination in violation of Title VII or MHRA and that her claim was properly analyzed under the McDonnell Douglas framework. Accordingly, the court affirmed the judgment of the district court.