A former operating room aide at a Texas hospital is asking the Supreme Court to decide whether his exposure to one of the most offensive terms in the English language was so severe that it created a hostile work environment.
The issue has divided the nation’s federal courts. Some have said that the use of the slur is so serious that even an isolated incident can establish a claim of discrimination. Others have said a single use of the N-word is a “mere utterance,” and doesn’t meet the test.
From www.nbcnews.com 2021-02-19 12:37:00 WASHINGTON —