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Use of racial epithets moves claims case forward  (access required)

4th Circuit Court reverses summary judgement in favor of employer

The repeated use of a racial epithet by the 6-year-old grandson of the owners of an assisted living facility was sufficient to support a former employee’s hostile work environment claim, a unanimous panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled, reversing summary judgment in favor of the employer.     An African-American female, Tonya R. ...

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