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Texts, Harassment, and Liability: Lessons from Atalla v. Rite Aid

Posted by Timothy B. Del Castillo | Feb 27, 2024 | 0 Comments

In Atalla v. Rite Aid Corporation (2023), the Court of Appeal found no employer liability for a supervisor's sexually inappropriate texts and photos sent to an employee outside of work hours. The court also dismissed a claim of constructive termination, citing the employer's swift action in terminating the harasser and inviting the employee back to work.


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