8th Circ. Revives Harassment Suit Over Prophesier

Law360, New York (July 30, 2009, 3:44 PM EDT) -- An appeals court has breathed new life into a lawsuit by a man alleging he faced religious-based hostile work environment discrimination when a colleague told him repeatedly that his dead brother was suffering in hell and that he would endure the same fate if he did not “find God.”

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reversed a lower court's decision of summary judgment against plaintiff Zachary Winspear, who claimed he was bombarded with religious overtures by his boss' wife, a receptionist...
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