Farms Settle EEOC's Sexual Exploitation Suits

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT) -- An Oregon farm operator agreed Monday to pay $150,000 to dodge U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that a supervisor sexually harassed a female employee and encouraged her co-worker husband to kill her, one week after the commission settled a similar suit against another farm for $650,000.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Patricia Sullivan signed off on a consent decree between River Point Farms LLC and the EEOC, settling allegations that a farm supervisor verbally abused a worker and made unwanted and abusive sexual comments toward her....
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