Category Archives: Harassment

“Bring Your Child To Work Day” Debacle Results In Employees Suing – And Winning – For Retaliation

In E.E.O.C. v. EmCare, Inc., 857 F.3d 678 (5th Cir. 2017), the Fifth Circuit affirmed a jury verdict finding that an employer had illgally retaliated against its employee for complaining about sexual harassment. McKinney, a CEO of an EmCare division, … Continue reading

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New Fifth Circuit Case On Same Sex Gender Stereotyping Harassment

Mark Oberti writes: On September 27, 2013, a deeply divided Fifth Circuit held that Title VII recognizes a same sex harassment claim based upon gender stereotyping, and found that the EEOC had presented sufficient evidence to support the jury’s verdict … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Harassment Is Actionable Under Title VII

One issue our paper discusses is whether retaliatory harassment is actionable under Title VII. In Gowski v. Peake, 682 F.3d 1299 (11th Cir. 2012), a case decided in June 2012, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recognized a cause of … Continue reading

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