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Former employee awarded damages and pay (access required)

After a jury found the employee was discharged after voicing concern about sexual harassment and hostility and awarded her $350,000 in damages, the court additionally awarded her over $133,000 in back pay after finding she made reasonable efforts to mitigate her damages. She was also awarded one year of front pay. Attorneys’ fees were reduced. Background Martha ...