Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2002
Outcome:$1.15 million to plaintiffs plus an additional $750,000 set aside for potential claims
Description:Current and former Afro Americans supervisors and managers who intervened in EEOC's suit, brought charges of race and sex disrimination, sexual harassment and a hostile work environment. Racial epithets would be prevalent in the work place and often on the dealership intercom heard by the public. At that time Robert Larson Automotive Group was the third largest dealership in Washington state, grossing over $43 million a year.