Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Recent Case Demonstrates Stray Remark Doctrine In Context of Emails

A Blacke auto parts store manager who alleged he was fired because of his supervisor's racial animosity has triable race discrimination and retaliation claims because he showed sufficient evidence of possible pretext, but cannot maintain his charge of a hostile work environment with a single derogatory email, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado ruled Jan. 29 (Hallmon v. Advance Auto Parts, Inc., D. Colo., No. 12-cv-00124, 1/29/13).

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