1st Circ. Revives Woman's Hostile Work Environment Claim

By Chris Villani (August 2, 2018, 8:01 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit has revived part of a Puerto Rican woman's hostile work environment and retaliation suit, saying her bosses' alleged abuse and taunting occurred with enough frequency that a fact-finder could find they rise to the level of illegal behavior.

Martina Rivera-Rivera was 46 when she was hired as a marketing manager for Medina & Medina Inc. in 2006. In 2011, she said, she began being harassed by her bosses, who called her "old," "useless" and "worthless," screamed at her and, when she filed a harassment complaint, threatened her job. A district court judge granted Medina summary judgment on all...

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