The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced a $350,000 settlement in the case captioned EEOC v. La Rana Hawaii, LLC d/b/a Señor Frog’s & Altres, Inc., Case No. CV-11-00799 LEK BMK, which it filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.
From the EEOC press release:
The [EEOC alleged] that at least 10 female staffers were sexually harassed by several male employees, including managers. The EEOC alleged that the managers subjected employees to sexual comments, language and advances, and unwelcome physical contact. The agency further alleged that some employees were subjected to retaliation after complaining about the alleged harassment. The EEOC also alleged that the women were also treated less favorably than men in the workplace: they were passed over for promotions, assigned less favorable shifts and earned less than their male counterparts.