SEX DISCRIMINATION: In U.S. v Sorenson, No. 1:11-cv-00511
SEX DISCRIMINATION: In U.S. v Sorenson, No. 1:11-cv-00511 (E.D. Cal.,September 13, 2012) (consent order filed), the Justice Department obtained a settlement of $2,000,000 and a $55,000 civil fine, in a sex harassment case involving 25 victims of the defendant. Also, DOJ obtained a similar settlement in New York in U.S. v. Barnason, No. 10 CIV 3335 ( S.D.N.Y., May 9, 2012). An owner and the offending maintenance man were enjoined from ever participating in the business.