Wis. McDonald’s Owner Pays $1M To End Harassment Suit

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT) -- The owner of 25 McDonald’s restaurants in Wisconsin agreed to pay $1 million on Tuesday to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suit alleging the company allowed female employees at one restaurant, including some teenagers, to be subjected to sexual comments and physical touching by co-workers.

In a consent decree approved by U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb, Missoula Mac Inc. agreed to pay $1 million to 10 former employees and to abide by multiple instructions, including refraining from providing negative employment references for women...
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