racist slurs

“How do we square these two rulings”?  

We asked this question on May 15th apropos a new decision from a three-judge federal appeals court panel sitting in Virginia which
Continue Reading Will We Finally Learn How Many Racial Slurs Constitute A Hostile Work Environment? A Court May Give Us A Number

The EEOC has just announced that “In the past two months, the EEOC has had several cases involving severe racial harassment, including a $2.7 million settlement against an environmental clean-up
Continue Reading The “N-Word” And Nooses: “You People Are Too Sensitive” Claims Supervisor

This Utah company must be the poster child for the “worst practices” award: a company supervisor repeatedly called a class of African-American employees racial slurs such as the “N-word;” the company

Continue Reading Anti-Harassment Policy Which Directed Employees To Report Harassment to The Harassing Supervisor (And The Supervisor’s Repeated Use Of The “N-word”) Costs Company $230,000

On February 4, 2013 we published a post noting that juries do not like nooses or the N-word in the workplace.  Our post commented on a North Carolina federal jury which had just awarded $200,000

Continue Reading Employer Who Permitted Nooses and “The N-Word” Gets Smacked With Three-Year EEOC Oversight And Punitive Damages