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Derr v. Gulf Oil Corp.
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
796 F.2d 340 (1986)
Gail Derr (plaintiff) was an employee at Gulf Oil Corporation (Gulf) (defendant). Derr was demoted from associate lease analyst to accounting clerk. Dissatisfied with her demotion, Derr resigned. Subsequently, Derr brought suit, alleging that Gulf discriminated against her on the basis of sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). The district court ruled in favor of Derr. Further, the district court ordered Gulf to reinstate Derr and granted Derr a backpay award. Gulf appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (McKay, J.)
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