$2M Deal Ends Blockbuster Sexual Harassment Suit

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 2:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Blockbuster Inc.'s bankruptcy estate won a federal judge's approval Monday for a $2.3 million deal settling allegations that several female workers were sexually harassed at a Blockbuster warehouse in Maryland.

U.S. District Judge Roger Titus gave his blessing to a consent judgment that called for Blockbuster, now known as BB Liquidating Inc., to pay seven female claimants at least $300,000 each.

“The EEOC and defendant believe that the terms of this consent judgment are adequate, fair, reasonable, equitable and...
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