A Sacramento, Calif., jury has awarded $1.62 million to an employee who was terminated after complaining that his supervisor demanded his presence at strip club “business” meetings. Astor v. Rent-A-Center (now in appeal) is a landmark extension of “sexual harassment” and “hostile work environment” claims.

Strip club excursions are a regular activity among some business circles (particularly investment bankers, manufacturers, the entertainment industry and yes, even law firms).

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