A jury recently ordered the city of Los Angeles to pay $1.2 million to a black police officer who was harassed on a basis of his race by his white supervisor and other officers.
The Los Angeles City Council recently agreed to pay $1.25-million to a lesbian LAPD officer and a retired lesbian officer. The payout serves to settle claims by the two women that they were repeatedly sexually harassed by their supervisor.
A former National Guard employee was recently awarded more than $231,000. This, after the National Guard failed to properly investigate a complaint she had filed, alleging repeated sexual harassment.
The State of New York has agreed to pay in excess of $1 million in public money to settle sexual harassment claims against state workers.
Sexual harassment happens in the public sector, just as it happens in the private sector. In this case, Ventura County Managed Medi-Cal Care Commission, its CEO, and Regional Government Services are all being sued for alleged sexual harassment of a former administrative assistant.
Lewd behavior is not uncommon in bars. But lewd behavior by management to its employees – that is illegal, and allegations of such behavior is going to cost a Chicago bar $100,000. This is the amount agreed upon to settle a sexual harassment case brought about by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Females are often thought to be the victims of sexual harassment. But this isn’t always the case. In fact, a famous steakhouse in New York recently reached a $600,000 settlement in a male-on-male sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit.
Carrols Corporation, the largest franchisee of Burger King Restaurants has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle 89 sexual harassment claims. According to The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agreement ends one of the most extensive lawsuits in the commission’s history.
Riverside County has agreed to pay nearly half a million dollars in order to settle a sexual harassment suit brought against them in 2011 by Pamela Luna. Luna is a former interim administrator of health and community programs for First 5 Riverside. First 5 Riverside funds programs that aid in the development of young children up to the age of 5. She worked at First 5 Riverside from May 2010 to August 2011, and alleged that during the course of her employment there, Dr. Eric Frykman made inappropriate comments and had inappropriate behavior toward her.
Mendota Restaurants – the parent company of an Illinois-based Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell has agreed to pay $150,000 in order to keep the sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against them from going to court. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged that a store manager harassed his female employees for more than a [...]