Morgan Stanley Wins Bet on Untimeliness to Scotch Sexual Harassment Claim

Feb 15, 2018

2017 saw an unprecedented number of people come forward with stories of hostile work environments dating back 20 years or more. The impact of those stories has undoubtedly left countless people (and possibly their employers) worrying that their improper conduct from years ago may be the next story to break.

A recent decision from the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin—discusses not only when conduct from years past counts but also how outrageous the conduct must be to create a hostile work environment.

The complete article originally appeared on HR Daily Advisor.

Kelly Smith HaleyThis article was written by Kelly Smith Haley who is a partner at Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. She can be reached at [email protected].