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Ex-salesman left his native supermarket in poverty

November 1 2006
06:09

Sexual harassment by the employee of a U.S. supermarket chain stores to have ended in complete failure. Thus, the court ordered the U.S. state of California supermarket chain The Vons Companies awarded more than $ 18 million to the former employee, James Stevens, who was dismissed after he complained of harassment to him by a woman manager.

The company must pay more than 16 million fine and 1,7 million dollars in punitive damages, the lawyer said the victim. During the investigation it became clear that the manager has repeatedly shown to man the various forms of harassment.

In addition to the replicas had explicitly sexual innuendo, once a woman simulated sexual act with a broom. "I hope my victory will inspire others, who were badly treated at work, the law on our side," - said Stevens. Now the company intends to appeal against the decision of the court, pass podrobnosti .

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