Sexual Harassment and Racial Discrimination Lawsuit against ASU Verdict Returned

Ms. McGowan represented three plaintiffs in a discrimination lawsuit against Alabama State University for claims of racial and sexual harassment and retaliation. The plaintiffs alleged that they were subjected to a racially and sexually hostile work environment from their supervisors, which included being called various forms of the ā€œNā€ word and being subjected to other racially and sexually hostile conduct. The plaintiffs also alleged that they were retaliated against, including termination for two of them, after they made complaints of discrimination. The jury returned a verdict for all three plaintiffs in an amount totaling $1,039,119.30

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Jacqueline Weatherly v. Alabama State University

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