Case Study Of Jenson V. Eveleth Taconite Co.

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Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co. was the first class-action sexual harassment lawsuit in the US. It was originally filed for Lois Jenson and other female works at EVTAC mine in Eveleth, Minnesota. In this case, it was noted that Mrs. Jenson began working in March 1975 along with some other women, and they were continuously harassed from male employees via abusive language, threats, and stalking. Originally, Jenson made a formal complaint to the Minnesota Department of Human Rights in 1984, however, because of this, she had to withstand even more harassment. As after news that she reported it caught on, another worker or workers had popped her car tires. As a result of the continued harassment, and reports to the human rights committee, the MDHR

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