Conn. Court Officer Gets OK To Press Bias Suit

Law360 (September 21, 2020, 4:27 PM EDT) -- A federal judge allowed a Black officer for Connecticut's courts to continue with her suit alleging two co-workers harassed her for years, finding that her hostile work environment claim was pressed before the state's time bar ran out. 

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill denied a motion to dismiss one of the counts Desiree Johnson brought against the state of Connecticut and others, in which she said she faced sexual harassment and racial discrimination while working as a judicial marshal. Johnson says two other marshals — including a supervisor — used their state-granted authority to create a hostile working...

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