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Shopper's Actions Not Harassment, Costco Tells 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (February 13, 2018, 7:46 PM EST) -- Costco Wholesale Corp. asked the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday to toss a jury’s finding it is liable after it allegedly failed to protect one of its employees from a customer’s harassment, arguing the customer’s purported actions weren’t enough to meet the Title VII standard.

The appeal comes after an Illinois federal jury found in favor of former Costco employee Dawn Suppo in a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, ordering the warehouse club to pay Suppo $250,000 in emotional damages and medical bill reimbursements....
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Case Title

EEOC v. Costco Wholesale Corp.


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17-2432

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Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2442 Jobs

Date Filed

July 14, 2017


Case Title

EEOC v. Costco Wholesale Corporation


Case Number

17-2454

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1442 Jobs

Date Filed

July 18, 2017

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