Scolari’s settles sex harassment lawsuit
Scolari’s is a food and drug store with 19 outlets in northern California and Nevada. The company just settled sexual harassment claims made a group of women for $425,000.00. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), “Some Scolari’s managers verbally harassed the women, touched them inappropriately, “propositioned them, made lewd comments and passed around naked photos of themselves, among other acts.” This settlement was for a group of 19 women. These allegations if true could have resulted in a significantly higher award in Washington. Not being familiar with the case, it is difficult to comment on the adequacy of this settlement. To read more about the case,click here.