$1.72 Million in EEOC v. Lowe’s HIW, Inc.

Three former hourly Lowe’s employees settled their federal court sexual harassment and retaliation case for 1.72 million dollars. According to the EEOC filings, this is the largest EEOC settlement per employee in a sexual harassment case in the Western United States. 2009.

Articles:

“Lowe’s Unit Settles Sexual Harassment Case”-New York Times

The Blankenship Law Firm and the Federal Government Advance Employee Rights, Settling Harassment Case for 1.72 Million Dollars-BLF Press Release

Rampant Sex Harassment Costs Lowe’s $1.7 Million in Settlement of EEOC Lawsuit-EEOC Press Release

Lowe’s to pay $1.7M in Longview harassment settlement-Puget Sound Business Journal

Lowe’s pays $1.7M to settle discrimination case-Seattle Times

Lowe’s Pays Heavy Price To Settle Sexual Harassment Claims-Oregon Public Broadcasting