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U.S. justices rule against college employee in harassment case
June 24, 2013 / 2:06 PM / 4 years ago

U.S. justices rule against college employee in harassment case

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against an employee at an Indiana college who claimed she had suffered racial harassment in the workplace.

In a 5-4 vote, the court held that catering assistant Maetta Vance, who is black, could not sue Ball State University over the alleged taunts and threats made by a white colleague who Vance considered to be her supervisor. The court concluded the colleague could not be considered a supervisor under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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