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Freeman v. Dal-Tile Corp.

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Danger Ahead: Employer Liability For Third-Party Harassment

Nexsen Pruet • June 05, 2014
On April 29, 2014, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that employers can be liable for third-party harassment under a negligence standard. In doing so, the court joined other circuits in establishing that employers can be liable under Title VII for third parties that create a hostile work environment, provided the employer knew or should have known of the harassment and failed to take prompt remedial action to end it.