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Tag Archives: Hostile Environment

Labor & Employment – Race Discrimination Claim – Hostile Environment – Supervisory Response (access required)

EEOC v. Xerxes Corp. An employer survives summary judgment on most of the EEOC's claims of a hostile work environment at a Maryland fiberglass tank plant, characterized by racial harassment of several African-American employees by multiple white employees over a two-year period, from racist slurs to a KKK threat and picture of a person hanging by a noose; but the 4th Circuit vacates summary judgment for employer on claims by two employees that from June 2005 to February 2006, their shift supervisor failed to adequately respond to their complaints.

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Labor & Employment – Race & Sex Discrimination – Police Academy – Sexual Harassment – Hostile Environment (access required)

Mosby-Grant v. City of Hagerstown. (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-182-10, 21 pp.) (Gregory, J.) No. 09-2161, Dec. 20, 2010; USDC at Baltimore (Legg, J.) 4th Cir. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: The 4th Circuit reverses summary ...

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