Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

Monday, February 25, 2013

20 Day Suspension For Tieing A Noose Does Not Violate Public Policy

An arbitrator's decision to reinstate with a 20-day suspension a Port of Seattle employee who was fired for hanging a noose in the workplace did not violate Washington public policy against employment discrimination, a unanimous state supreme court holds. Int'l Union of Operating Eng'rs Local 286 v. Port of Seattle, (Wash., No. 86739-9, 2/21/13).

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