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NOPD homicide sergeant’s lawsuit claims ex-commander made homophobic, racial taunts to him

A sergeant in the New Orleans Police Department’s homicide squad has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that his unit’s former commander targeted him with homophobic and racial taunts while higher-ups turned a blind eye. The workplace harassment suit, filed Tuesday by Sgt. Peter Hansche,continues a dispute pitting him against Jimmie Turner, who was demoted fromContinue reading “NOPD homicide sergeant’s lawsuit claims ex-commander made homophobic, racial taunts to him”

Addressing Workplace Harassment

By: Natalie K. Mitchell Know Your Rights Federal and state laws recognize that individuals have the right to a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. In Louisiana, employers are legally prohibited from intentionally discriminating against any individual with respect to their compensation, or terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of the individual’s race, color,Continue reading “Addressing Workplace Harassment”

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