A federal judge in Pennsylvania has dismissed all sexual harassment claims in a suit against Continental Airlines after finding that allegations of “graphic” conversations about relationships did not meet the legal test for a “hostile environment” since a reasonable person would suffer no detrimental effects in such an atmosphere.
U.S. District Judge Bruce W. Kauffman also found that plaintiff Teresa Pittman could not meet the subjective requirement of a sexual harassment claim because she herself wasn’t affected by actions of her co-workers.
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