10th Circuit Reinstates Customer Service Rep’s Hostile Environment Claim

(January 14, 2016, 11:39 AM EST) -- DENVER — A 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Dec. 22 reinstated a hostile work environment claim by a black employee who claims that she was inundated with racially charged remarks (Shawron Lounds v. Lincare, Inc., No. 14-3158, 10th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 22433).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160115-028Z.)

Lincare Inc. provides at-home medical services around the country, including from a satellite facility in Wichita, Kan. Shawron Lounds began working as a customer service representative at the Wichita location in September 2011. She is...
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