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EEOC reaches $160K settlement in Red Lobster sexual harassment suit

Three former Red Lobster employees who alleged a former culinary manager at the restaurant’s Salisbury location sexually harassed them for years will split the $160,000 settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on their behalf. In the lawsuit filed in September 2013, the EEOC said Ryan Fisher sexually harassed female employees by groping them, making sexual comments about their bodies and attempting to solicit them for sex, all while he served in a supervisory role at the restaurant. Other managers both condoned and participated in the conduct, which had been occurring since at least March 2007, the suit alleged.

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