Retailer Sued Over Sex Stereotyping Of Teen

Law360, New York (October 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Seeking to tackle discrimination based on sex stereotyping, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a dollar-store chain over a supervisor’s harassment of a teen.

In what the agency dubbed a “same-sex harassment lawsuit,” the EEOC alleged that Family Dollar Stores Inc. committed discrimination at one of its Atlanta area locations when a heterosexual male store manager harassed a 17-year-old heterosexual male stocker based on sex stereotyping.

Family Dollar, a Charlotte, N.C.-based national retail chain for low-cost merchandise, is a publicly traded...
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