• New Jersey Appellate Division Adopts 'Cat's Paw' Theory of Discrimination and Also Expands 'Single Comment' Hostile Environment Claims
  • November 2, 2008 | Author: Don A. Innamorato
  • Law Firms: Reed Smith LLP - Princeton Office ; Reed Smith LLP - Pittsburgh Office
  • In a typical harassment/discrimination claim, a plaintiff alleges that inappropriate or discriminatory conduct rendered his or her work environment hostile and, in many cases, that he or she also suffered an adverse employment action (e.g., discharge) caused by the discriminatory workplace.