Bloomberg Law
Feb. 6, 2023, 9:56 PM

Case: Discrimination/Hostile Work Environment (D. Conn.)

A federal district court denied the town of East Hartford’s motion for summary judgment on a Black police service aide’s claims of race discrimination and a hostile work environment in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act after he was terminated for improperly using a department database and later reinstated. The court determined that issues of fact exist as to whether the aide’s supervisors acted with discriminatory motive in their disciplinary treatment of certain employees. Further, the alleged humiliation and treatment that he suffered after his reinstatement may be deemed severe ...