Evans Fruit Ducks Retaliation Suit Over Sex Harassment Case

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 10:27 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Friday dismissed a group of Evans Fruit Co. Inc. employees' allegations that the company threatened and intimidated them in retaliation for a sexual harassment suit, finding the workers' claims were based on inadmissible hearsay.

The workers claimed that farm foreman Juan Marin intimidated them after learning that they had met at a library with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representatives to discuss allegations of sexual harassment at Evans Fruit. They said Marin had directed two men to go the library and...
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