A Fayette County grocery store will pay $95,000 to settle four sexual harassment complaints filed by female employees who alleged the store’s meat manager harassed them by constantly making crude remarks and touching them.
The women said they complained toat the Country Fresh Market in Brownsville, but no one stepped in to stop the harassment. Eventually they found the situation intolerable and quit.
Then they filed EEOC complaints. That got management’s attention.
After the EEOC determined the store was a hostile work environment, the store agreed to pay the women, create a robust anti-harassment and retaliation policy and train managers and supervisors how to spot and prevent sexual harassment.
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