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Are You Liable for Your Employees' Bad Actions?

Is a misogynistic manager liable for harassment?

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This story appears in the August 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Say you have a manager who can't keep his hands to himself. One woman gets fed up and sues for sexual harassment. Who would a court hold liable?

You'd think it would be the jerk with the roaming hands who didn't get the memo about treating women with respect. You'd think wrong.

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