Trucking company, boss ordered to pay fine after worker sexually harassed, AG says

A Toms River towing company and its owner were ordered to pay a fine of approximately $110,000 after “persistent sexual harassment” led to the resignation of one of its female employees, the state’s attorney general announced Monday.

A final decision issued by the Division on Civil Rights awarded $57,920 to the victim for emotional distress and lost wages, Attorney General Christopher Porrino said. The woman was employed as a dispatcher for Statewide Roadside Assistance for one year.

In addition, the company and owner Neal Prasad must pay the state $52,350 in fines, Porrino said.

The woman said she was the victim of what …read more

Source: Ocean

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