Sex Discrimination Suit Sent to Trial
Johnson, H. Scott, Jr., HRMagazine
EEOC v. Fairbrook Med. Clinic, 4th Cir., No. 09-1610 (June 18, 2010).
In a Title VII sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a female doctor against her former employer, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment and remanded the case to trial.
According to the summary judgment record, Dr. Deborah Waechter was subjected to nearly four years of harassment by the owner of a family medical center in Hickory, N.C. Throughout the duration of her tenure with the defendant employer, the owner of the medical center, who was the plaintiffs immediate supervisor, …
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Publication information: Article title: Sex Discrimination Suit Sent to Trial. Contributors: Johnson, H. Scott, Jr. - Author. Magazine title: HRMagazine. Volume: 55. Issue: 9 Publication date: September 2010. Page number: 116. © 1999 Society for Human Resource Management. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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