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California Golf Club Pays $125,000 to Settle Sex Harassment Case

Dec. 3, 2019, 9:45 PM

A Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., golf club has agreed to pay $125,000 to resolve a lawsuit brought by the EEOC alleging sexual harassment and retaliation against a class of female workers, the government said Dec. 3.

Fairbanks Ranch Country Club’s manager allegedly harassed young female servers on a near-daily basis, favoring those who accepted his sexual advances and retaliating against those who didn’t, ultimately leading to resignations. Fairbanks Ranch Country Club Inc., one of the corporate controlling entities responsible for the club, will pay the settlement amount, provide additional training, and review and revise its discrimination and harassment policies under...

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