Law Firm Settles Second Harassment Case

Law360, New York (February 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A small, Queens-based law firm has agreed to offer training to employees about sexual harassment, retain an independent monitor to ensure compliance, and not to rehire the man accused of befouling a female co-worker's phone receiver with semen.

The deal marks the second time Rappaport Hertz Cherson & Rosenthal PC has entered into a consent decree to resolve sexual harassment charges leveled by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since December 2003.

Though the EEOC has settled the charges it brought on her behalf, Melissa Castillo...
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