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Berry v. Chicago Transit Authority, 7th Cir., No. 07-2288, August 23, 2010.

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Hostile Work Environment Can Be Based On A Single Bad Act

Ogletree Deakins • November 10, 2010
A federal appellate court recently held that a jury must determine whe-ther a single act is sufficient to support a worker's hostile work environment claim. According to the court, "a single act can create a hostile environment if it is severe enough . . ., and instances of uninvited physical contact with intimate parts of the body are among the most severe types of sexual harassment." Berry v. Chicago Transit Authority, No. 07-2288, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (August 23, 2010).

Actionable Hostile Work Environment Can Be Based Upon a Single Action.

Ogletree Deakins • September 10, 2010
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held that it is up to a jury to determine whether, in fact, a single instance of uninvited intimate physical contact may be sufficient to support a claim of hostile work environment. Berry v. Chicago Transit Authority, 7th Cir., No. 07-2288, August 23, 2010.

Actionable hostile work environment can be based upon a single action.

Ogletree Deakins • September 07, 2010
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held that it is up to a jury to determine whether, in fact, a single instance of uninvited intimate physical contact may be sufficient to support a claim of hostile work environment