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Hernandez, et al, v Yellow Transportation Inc. (5th Cir. 2011)

Articles Discussing Case:

"If They Hate You, They Must Hate Me Too"

Fisher Phillips • March 02, 2012
On February 9, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit addressed the issue of whether alleged harassment toward African-American employees could support the claim that there was a hostile work environment for two Hispanic employees. The court concluded it could not in the particular case before it, stating that "if the evidence of the workplace environment for the employees of plaintiff's race does not show frequent, severe and pervasive hostility, then evidence of hostility towards a different racial group is not much support for the plaintiff's claim."