ArcelorMittal Rips $6M Workplace Racism Award In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 6:33 PM EST) -- ArcelorMittal SA attorneys asked the Second Circuit on Wednesday to erase a $6.3 million award for a black steelworker allegedly terrorized on the job over his race and unfairly surveilled by management when he complained, arguing that one supervisor's misconduct can't justify such an "extraordinary" sum.

ArcelorMittal counsel Evan Tager of Mayer Brown LLP asserted that an upstate New York jury was erroneously instructed to impose liability if a single supervisor failed to halt abusive, racist behavior directed at plaintiff Elijah Turley, who worked as a...
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