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Employer not liable for harassment by third party

The female manager of a university’s football team cannot sue the school under Title VII claiming that sexual harassment by members of the team created a hostile work environment, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

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Record $167.7 million awarded for sex harassment

In the largest verdict to an individual employment plaintiff in United States history, a California jury awarded $167.7 million last February to a cardiac surgery physician assistant who suffered sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

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Former principal wins, then loses, $155.7 million verdict

The former principal of a successful charter school has won a disputed $155.7 million verdict against the city manager for destroying her reputation. However, the plaintiff lost her courtroom victory three days after the verdict when the trial judge erased the entire award, finding that the manager who fired her was entitled to absolute immunity.

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Injunctive relief should have been ordered in sex harassment case

A district court abused its discretion where, in the face of egregious acts of sexual harassment perpetuated by a single employee, it declined to order injunctive relief directed toward ensuring that individual was no longer in a position to continue ...

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Jurors award record $167.7 million employment verdict

In the largest verdict to an individual employment plaintiff in United States history, a California jury has awarded $167.7 million to a cardiac surgery physician assistant who suffered sexual harassment and wrongful termination. Of the total verdict, $125 million was ...

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