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Tag Archives: Race Discrimination Claim

Labor & Employment – Race Discrimination Claim – Hostile Environment – Supervisor’s Slurs – Imputation to Employer (access required)

Tribble-Toney v. Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-190-16, 13 pp.) (Terry Wooten, C.J.) 3:15-cv-01070; D.S.C. Holding: Where plaintiff contends that her direct supervisor repeatedly made racially based offensive comments and forwarded her multiple emails which had similarly offensive ...

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Labor & Employment – Civil Rights — Race Discrimination Claim – Federal Jurisdiction – State Court — Removal (access required)

Bullock v. Napolitano The 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of this Title VII race discrimination suit filed by an African-American who was dismissed from the federal air marshal training program; the U.S. did not consent to be sued in North Carolina state court and removal of the suit to federal court, under the doctrine of derivative jurisdiction, did not cure that jurisdictional defect.

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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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