Out of Springfield, Massachusetts comes this article about a sexual harassment case that resulted in a $400,000 verdict for a male police officer. According to the published reports, John Brock’s image was superimposed over a woman in a bikini and posted at police headquarters.
Here are some other recent verdicts in employment cases:
$2.1 million verdict in a so-called “reverse discrimination” case. The plaintiff alleged that she was passed over for a municipal judgeship because the Kansas City Council wanted to hire a minority applicant.
$6.5 million verdict against Kelly Services for a California woman alleging religious discrimination. The plaintiff alleged that she was not hired because she was not a member of a church group that received hiring preferences.
$2.2 million verdict against Chase Manhattan for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).