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Rosencrans v. Quixote Enterprises, Inc., et al., Case No. 17-CV-00055 (M.D. Pa. January 19, 2018)

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Re-Evaluating the Weight of the “Subtle” Discriminatory Remarks: One Pennsylvania Federal Court Discusses “SUBTLE” SEX DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

Fisher Phillips • January 31, 2018
Although sex discrimination claims are often met with explanations that the alleged offender didn’t realize what they said or did was offensive, or that the recipient misinterpreted the words or actions of the alleged offender, these types of dismissive explanations are becoming more carefully scrutinized the world of workplace discrimination lawsuits. In dicta, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania found that an employer’s “subtle” discriminatory comments could support an inference of discrimination based on a plaintiff’s protected class.