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Can blatant workplace discrimination escape the grasp of Title VII? In Chambers v. District of Columbia, the D.C. Circuit is considering whether to revisit a rule that employment discrimination must result in “objectively tangible harm” to give rise to a Title VII claim. In this article, the authors argue that the D.C. Circuit should stay true to the language and purpose of Title VII and adopt a standard similar to the simple “treated less well” test used under the NYC Human Rights Law.
Title VII, Chambers v. District of Columbia, Job Transfers
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Melzer, Andrew; Nadig, Alok; and Marum, Lindsay, "Chambers v. District of Columbia and the Future of Title VII" (2021). SLU Law Journal Online. 86.