A federal jury has found Atlanta-based Jocks & Jills Restaurants and its chairman and controlling shareholder liable for $2.25 million for engaging in vulgar and humiliating sexual and racial harassment of the sports bar chain’s highest-ranking female manager.
The verdict returned last week follows six years of litigation in which former Jocks & Jills controller Tracey Tomczyk first lost her discrimination suit in U.S. District Court in Atlanta only to have it revived last August by a panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which also ordered a new trial in the case.
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