PwC Pays $4M To Settle Sexual Harassment Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- PricewaterhouseCoopers settled Australia's largest sexual harassment suit Friday, reportedly paying a former senior partner roughly $4 million to bring the three-year suit to an end.

While the terms of the firm's settlement with Christina Rich are confidential, the former tax partner walked away from the Federal Court in Sydney with £2 million, The Evening Standard reported.

“It's been a long process and I'm glad it's over,” Rich said, according to the paper.

PricewaterhouseCoopers said in a statement that "After a mediation with PwC on 20 March,...
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