Eddie Pittman v. ABB Inc., No. 18-1097 (8th Cir. 2018)

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Court Description: Per Curiam - Before Loken, Kelly and Erickson, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Employment discrimination. Dismissal affirmed without comment.
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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 18-1097 ___________________________ Eddie LaReece Pittman lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff - Appellant v. ABB Inc. lllllllllllllllllllllDefendant - Appellee ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Jefferson City ____________ Submitted: September 5, 2018 Filed: September 10, 2018 [Unpublished] ____________ Before LOKEN, KELLY, and ERICKSON, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Eddie Pittman appeals the district court’s1 dismissal of his pro se Title VII action against his former employer, ABB Inc. Upon careful de novo review, see Plymouth Cty. v. Merscorp, Inc., 774 F.3d 1155, 1158-59 (8th Cir. 2014) (standard of review), this court agrees with the district court’s conclusion that Pittman failed to state claims of race discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation under Title VII, see Young v. Builders Steel Co., 754 F.3d 573, 577 (8th Cir. 2014) (discussing requirements for race-discrimination claim); Jackman v. Fifth Judicial Dist. Dep’t of Corr. Servs., 728 F.3d 800, 804 (8th Cir. 2013) (discussing requirements for retaliation claim); Singletary v. Mo. Dep’t of Corr., 423 F.3d 886, 892-93 (8th Cir. 2005) (discussing requirements for hostile-work-environment claim). Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Willie J. Epps, Jr., United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Missouri, to whom the case was referred for final disposition by consent of the parties pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(c). -2-