The jury heard how the CEO created a pervasive hostile work environment by regularly telling lewd jokes and making sexually suggestive comments.
His executive assistant filed a sexual harassment complaint against him. Two other employees who backed up the assistant were fired in retaliation.
In 2014, a federal jury awarded the executive assistant $250,000, one of her co-plaintiffs received $167,000 and the other received $82,000.
In addition to the attorneys’ fees, the court order requires EmCare to stop all harassing behavior and to report any sexual harassment charges filed against the company in the next two years directly to the EEOC.