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Monarch Dental pays $175,000 to settle EEOC sexual harassment lawsuit

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that Smile Brands of Texas, L.P., a Burleson, Texas dental practice that did business as Monarch Dental, will pay $175,000 to two former employees who were subjected to sexually hostile work environment by a male dentist.  According to the EEOC, the dentist charged with the sexual harassment was fired last month.

Dental hygienist Deanna Chaney and dental assistant Jan Pawelek claimed that they were subjected to unwanted sexual comments and touching by the harassing dentist.

Monarch Dental pays $175,000 to settle EEOC sexual harassment lawsuit
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2 Responses to “Monarch Dental pays $175,000 to settle EEOC sexual harassment lawsuit”

  1. H. Hendricks says:

    Wow, it is always amazing to hear that such behavior still occurs in a modern workplace. But, I guess it just goes to show how far we still have to go as a society. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I am surprised because the EEOC website shows many guilty companies.

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