Racist Graffiti

In Duff v. Pristine Services, 2021 WL 663981 (SDNY Feb. 19, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s complaint alleging a race-based hostile work environment. As to whether the alleged conduct was sufficiently “hostile”, the court explained: Duff’s hostile workplace claim appears to be premised on a single incident, in which he found the three…

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In Williams v. County of Nassau et al, 15-cv-7098, 2019 WL 2270518 (E.D.N.Y. May 28, 2019), the court, inter alia, granted defendants’ motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s race-based hostile work environment claim. Included among the evidence presented by plaintiff were “etchings” of the letters “KKK” and a half-finished swastika; “jokes” about the KKK standing…

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