Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Confederate Flags in the Workplace: How Should an Employer Respond?

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, Lexology

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken the position that Confederate flag displays in the workplace constitute evidence of a racially hostile work environment; some courts (but not all) have agreed. In light of these developments and the public debates regarding the Confederate flag and other (potentially) offensive symbols, how should an employer respond?

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