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Unwanted contact, comments back hostile environment claim (access required)

Where the plaintiff, who had only recently turned 18, alleged she was subjected to a co-worker’s unwelcome physical contact and comments sexualizing her gender and referencing her physical appearance, she has stated a claim of a hostile work environment. Background Deanna Coffey alleged sex discrimination in the workplace and retaliatory termination in violation of Title VII of ...