A black man whose white co-worker was convicted of ethnic intimidation for slipping a noose around his neck may have no civil rights claim against his employer because the co-worker was not a supervisor, a federal judge has ruled.

In his 19-page opinion in Jackson v. T & N Van Service, U.S. District Judge Robert F. Kelly refused to grant summary judgment to the plaintiff on three of his claims — Section 1981, Title VII and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]