Sugar Co. Worker Wins $13.4M Jury Award Over Harassment
By Joyce Hanson (March 5, 2018, 9:22 PM EST) -- American Sugar Holdings Inc. discriminated against an employee when it created a hostile work environment because she was a woman, a New York federal jury found Friday, awarding the employee $13.4 million in damages.
The jury unanimously agreed that American Sugar employee Rosanna Mayo-Coleman proved the company created a hostile work environment on the basis of her sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York State Human Rights Law. The jury also slapped down American Sugar's argument that it exercised reasonable care to prevent a hostile environment and that Mayo-Coleman failed to...
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