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Fry’s Electronics will pay $2.3 million to settle EEOC suit

Agency cracks down on company for “sexting” and retaliation

Most people would never think of “sexting” their subordinates—but one employee at Fry’s Electronics didn’t seem to think it was inappropriate.

America Rios, a 20-year-old sales associate at one of the national retailer’s Washington stores, told her direct supervisor, Ka Lam, that a male assistant store manager was frequently sending her sexual text messages and inviting her to his house to drink alcohol. Lam reported the harassment to the corporate legal department and was subsequently fired.

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