Maryland Horse Farm to Pay $180k to Settle EEOC Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

The EEOC has announced that Fitzhaugh Farm in Maryland will pay $180,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit in which it had alleged the Farm sexually harassed a female farmhand. The lawsuit also claimed the Farm terminated the woman’s co-workers after she complained about the sexual harassment and identified them as witnesses who could support her claims. All three victims received housing as employees of the farm, and they lost their homes as result of their terminations.

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