A jury in El Paso has awarded $7.3 million to a shoe salesman who said he was sexually harassed by his male supervisor in a verdict that is believed to be one of the largest returned in a same-sex harassment case for a single plaintiff.
Some labor lawyers say while the May 19 verdict against Dillard Department Stores proves that employers must take same-sex harassment claims seriously, it does not necessarily mean that a flood of similar suits will follow.
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