Fla. Travel Co. Hit With $8M Sexual Harassment Verdict

Law360, Los Angeles (April 30, 2013, 7:01 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal jury ordered a travel company Tuesday to pay $8 million in damages to eight ex-employees at the center of a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suit alleging company managers sexually harassed them or fired them for complaining about the alleged behavior.

The jury decided that $2.5 million should be given in compensatory and punitive damages to employees who suffered emotional distress due to company managers grabbing and insulting female employees, and engaging in other forms of sexual harassment, or were fired over the...
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