EEOC v. Boh Bros. Constr. Co., LLC, No. 11-30770 (5th Cir. 2012)Annotate this Case
The EEOC brought this Title VII case against Boh Brothers Construction Company on behalf of the alleged discriminatee, Kerry Woods, a male construction worker in an all-male crew, who claimed that the Boh Brothers' crew superintendent, Charles Wolfe, engaged in same-sex harassment against him by referring to him in raw homophobic epithets and lewd gestures. The jury returned a substantial verdict of actual and punitive damages against Boh Brothers, and the district court granted injunctive relief. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the judgment of the district court, holding that the evidence did not establish a claim of unlawful same-sex discrimination in violation of Title VII. Remanded for judgment dismissing the complaint.
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