UPDATE: Hostile work environment lawsuits abound

Female trucker’s hostile work environment, retaliation charges reinstated

https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20170328/NEWS06/912312605/Female-trucker-hostile-work-environment-retaliation-charges-reinstated-CRSTA federal appeals court has reinstated hostile work environment and retaliation charges filed in a putative class action lawsuit filed by a female truck driver.

Robin Anderson, a truck driver for Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based CRST International Inc., was …

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Employer Granted Summary Judgment on Claims of Hostile Work Environment by Equal Opportunity Harasser

A federal district court in Alabama granted an employer’s motion for summary judgment regarding a former general manager’s hostile work environment claims.

Thrower v. Yedla Management Co. Plaintiff, a Caucasian female, alleged that during her …

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Hugs In The Workplace Can Get You Sued, Rules The Ninth Circuit

Can a supervisor who engages in excessive hugging and other seemingly innocuous conduct create a hostile work environment?

United States Employment …

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PNC Bank employee alleges she was subjected to a hostile work environment

https://flarecord.com/stories/511096944-pnc-bank-employee-alleges-she-was-subjected-to-a-hostile-work-environmentA Brevard County woman alleges she faced sexual harassment while working at a PNC Bank.

Malak M. Hammad filed a complaint on March 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division against PNC Bank NA …

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Fla. fire chief suspended for ‘hostile work environment’ – Fire Chief

https://www.firechief.com/2017/03/19/fla-fire-chief-suspended-for-hostile-work-environment/The town’s fire chief will be suspended for three weeks without pay after an investigation discovered he caused a hostile work environment for his employees.

Dan Scales is ordered to meet Town Manager Jeaneen Witt at 9 …

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Ponce Inlet fire chief accused of creating hostile work environment

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/local-news/242401759-storyPONCE INLET, Florida
The Ponce Inlet fire chief is facing disciplinary action after officials say he created a hostile work environment.

A report just released by the town of Ponce Inlet says Chief Dan Scales violated policy in how he’s …

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Woman claims CAMC created hostile work environment

https://wvrecord.com/stories/511093300-woman-claims-camc-created-hostile-work-environmentDoe claims she was assigned to the hospital’s radiology department, where Furrow worked, and, during one of their working sessions, Furrow reached down her shirt and groped her breasts.

The plaintiff did not report the incident for fear of being kicked …

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Metro State University faculty sue college claiming a sexually hostile work environment

https://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/09/metro-state-university-faculty-sexual-discrimination-lawsuit/The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Denver on behalf of Kamran Sahami and Kristin Watson, accusing MSU of retaliation and creating a sexually hostile work environment.

Although the lawsuit does not name Marketing Department …

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‘Hostile Work Environment’ Claim Filed due to Milo Yiannopoulos’s Speech

https://www.academia.org/hostile-work-environment-claim-filed-due-to-milo-yiannopouloss-speech/A doctoral student is accusing the University of Washington of creating a hostile work environment by letting anti-feminist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos speak on campus in January.

Alan-Michael Weatherford, a diversity and queer studies instructor …

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Jury finds hostile work environment at Anchorage Police Department

http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Jury-finds-hostile-work-environment-at-Anchorage-Police-Department-415642413.htmlANCHORAGE, Alaska
The Anchorage Police Department created a hostile work environment and retaliated against two former officers when they levied allegations of racial discrimination, a jury found on Tuesday.

As a result of the special verdict …

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