Female Employee Fired for Reporting Egregious Sexual Harassment, Federal Agency Charged
MIAMI - Vacation Resorts International (VRI), a provider of management and marketing services to resorts, condominiums, and timeshares, will pay $125,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. EEOC charged that VRI violated federal law when it permitted a manager at the Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort (which VRI manages) to sexually harass a groundskeeping/housekeeping employee and then unlawfully fired her when she resisted and reported the harassment.
Read the press release here.