The Star Tribune plans to pay more than $300,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, according to the Associated Press.
If the court approves the settlement, the Star Tribune will pay between $305,000 and $325,000, depending on the number of women who step forward. Women who worked in the mailroom at the Heritage Facility between August 2005 and the present may be entitled to some of the settlement money. The newspaper is also agreeing to take steps to prevent sexual harassment in that mailroom in the future. A message left with the newspaper's public relations office was not immediately returned.