Valley grower to pay sexual harassment lawsuit
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Valley grower will pay $350 thousand to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit.
Giumarra Vineyards, one of the country's largest grape growers is based in the Kern County town of Edison.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a 17-year-old farm worker was sexually harassed by a co-worker, but when she and four other workers complained they were fired.
A majority of the settlement will go towards enhancing the company's policies to include training of all 3,000 of its employees on sexual harassment and discrimination.
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