Non-Worker Harassment Remedies Still Elude Employers

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 8:21 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit recently broke new ground by embracing U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rules on harassment of a worker by a nonemployee, in an opinion that lawyers say provides some guidance but leaves questions for courts and employers about what remedial action is necessary to escape liability for third-party harassment.

In a case against Hofstra University, the Second Circuit nixed harassment claims brought by Lauren Summa, a former graduate student and football team manager who claimed she was the target of an insulting Facebook page...
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