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Texas Funeral Home Settles $135,000 Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Oct. 20, 2022, 2:02 PM

Texas-based Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home and Metro Mortuary and Crematory have agreed pay $135,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Thursday.

The owner of the Sachse, Texas company allegedly sexually harassed four female employees. After the harassment was reported, there was allegedly no corrective action taken, and instead one employee was removed from work while the others were forced to resign, the agency said.

This alleged conduct is in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Along with the monetary ...