Title VII Requires a Prompt Corrective Response, Not a Perfect Response

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So says the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in rejecting an employee’s claim that the employer failed to respond appropriately to his complaint of racial harassment. In Burns v. Berry Global, Inc., the employee reported multiple incidents of racial harassment (notes and nooses). After each incident, the employer took various actions, which in […]

Excusing Unpredictable Attendance Is Not a Reasonable Accommodation

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Although some employers may feel like they have to tolerate a lot as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, one thing that they may not have to allow is unpredictable attendance, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently reaffirmed. In Lamm v. Devaughn James, LLC, the employee, who had […]