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Honda Vs Aquino

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Honda experienced a number of cases of vehicle tampering and vandalism. A Honda manager conducted an investigation and concluded that Aquino was the only person with access to the tools necessary to conduct the vandalism. Upon Honda’s complaint, Aquino was arrested, but the charges were eventually dropped due to insufficient evidence. Nonetheless, Honda terminated Aquino’s employment after an internal investigation confirmed its initial conclusions on the matter. Aquino filed suit, claiming his termination was based on the fact that he was the only nonwhite employee assigned to the unit. This case is an example of disparate treatment under title VII, which uses the McDonnell Douglas standard. Aquino believes he is being overtly and intentionally
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