The Commission alleged that Whirlpool violated Title VII regarding the Civil Rights Act of 1964 whenever it did absolutely nothing to stop a

White male co-worker at a Whirlpool plant in LaVergne, Tenn., from harassing an African-American feminine employee as a result of her battle and intercourse. The punishment lasted for 2 months and escalated if the co-worker physically assaulted the Ebony worker and inflicted severe injuries that are permanent. The court heard evidence that the employee repeatedly reported offensive verbal conduct and gestures by the co-worker to Whirlpool management before she was violently assaulted, without any corrective…