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Unformatted text preview: Bibby v. Philadelphia Coca Cola Bottling Company US Court of Appeals-3 rd Circuit, 2001 Facts: John J. Bibby has been an employee of TPCCBC since 1978. In 1995, the plaintiff filed a complaint with the Philadelphia Human Rights Commission (PHRC). Bibby alleged that he was being discriminated against because of his sexual orientation. After PHRC completed its investigation, PHRC issued Bibby a 90-day right to sue letter. In 1998, the plaintiff filed a complaint at the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In the complaint, Bibby maintained that he was sexually harassed in violation of Title VII. The plaintiff sought compensatory and punitive damages. Bibby, who was gay, described in his brief numerous alleged incidents at his workplace between 1993 and 1995. The plaintiff claimed that on August 12, 1993 after feeling sick at work, asked if he could have permission from his supervisor to go to the hospital. The supervisor agreed to let Bibby leave. As Bibby was leaving, the supervisor informed the plaintiff that he was fired. to let Bibby leave....
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