Much of the world responded in horror this year when, after the killing of George Floyd and the related protests, the noose in the workplace became a national story. But for employment lawyers, the noose wasn’t news. The noose has historically been used as a weapon of violence and a symbol of racial terror in America. In the modern workplace, the noose continues to be used as an instrument of racial discrimination and harassment.
THE NOOSE IS REAL
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