Title VII and “Archie Bunkers”

August 9, 2012

  • 78 Civil Rights
  • 78II Employment Practices
  • 78k1143 Harassment; Work Environment
  • 78k1149 k. Knowledge or Notice; Preventive or Remedial Measures.

78 Civil RightsWhile Title VII does not require an employer to fire all “Archie Bunkers” in its employ, the law does require that an employer take prompt action to prevent such bigots from expressing their opinions in a way that abuses or offends their coworkers.
Davis v. Monsanto Chem. Co., 858 F.2d 345 (6th Cir. 1988)