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NEW CASE: Ignoring Employees’ Sexual Harassment Complaints Costs One Employer $11 Million

In a recent case (Meadowcroft and Brown v. Silverton Partners, Inc.), two winery employees, Megan Meadowcroft and Amanda Brown, alleged they had been sexually harassed by their supervisor, General Manager Pinero throughout their employment.

Specifically, Brown had complained that Pinero has flirted flirted with her constantly (which was unwelcome and made her feel uncomfortable).  She further claimed that Pinero had touched her in an inappropriate manner.

Meadowcroft had complained that Pinero made sexually explicit gestures and sexual comments to her.  She further complained that Pinero had physically touched her by putting his hands on her waist and under her buttocks while she was working.  Finally, Meadowcroft complained that Pinero had told her that she could be a manger if she had sex with him. Continue reading NEW CASE: Ignoring Employees’ Sexual Harassment Complaints Costs One Employer $11 Million