Jury Clears SpaceX Of Welder's Sex Harassment Claims

By Daniel Siegal (October 28, 2016, 6:11 PM EDT) -- A California jury on Friday rejected a former SpaceX welder's allegations that the aerospace company ignored a monthslong campaign of sexual harassment by a more senior welder and then retaliated when she complained, clearing SpaceX on all claims after a five-day trial in Los Angeles.

After roughly a day of deliberation, the 12-person jury returned on Friday afternoon with a defense verdict, rejecting plaintiff Zhoei Teasley's claims that the aerospace company ignored her co-worker's sexual harassment, paid her less because of her gender, discriminated against her for the psychological disability she suffered as a result of the harassment, and retaliated against...

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