Half Million Dollar Award in Sexual Harassment Suit Against Physician Outsourcing Company

Sexual harassment can be costly–not just for the victims but also for the perpetrators.  A federal jury made this last point emphatically when it awarded the victims of harassment at a physician outsourcing company almost half a million dollars for harm they suffered as the result of a hostile work environment and retaliation.

According to evidence in the case, the victims not only were subject to a hostile work environment, but their complaints to HR went unanswered and they were fired for complaining.

The jury awarded $250,000 to a former executive assistant for sexual harassment committed by the division CEO, while two other fired workers were awarded $82,000 and $167,000 respectively as compensation for wages lost when the fired in retaliation for their complaints.

Read more about the verdict and damages.

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