Judge Tosses EEOC Bid For New Trial In Sex Harassment Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 22, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge Monday refused to grant a new trial to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after a jury rejected a suit brought on behalf of Evans Fruit Co. workers who accused the apple producer of subjecting female employees to a culture of unwanted sexual advances.

The decision rejecting plaintiffs’ motions for a new trial and judgment as a matter of law comes after the federal jury of seven men and two women found in April that that none of the 14 women who...
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