5th Circuit: Air Marshal Failed To Prove Hostile Environment, Bias Claims

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Oct. 3 upheld the rejection of bias and hostile work environment claims filed by a federal air marshal (FAM) who alleged that his diabetes diagnosis caused him to be the victim of discrimination (Derek William Thomas v. Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, No. 13-10159, 5th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 20297).

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