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Restaurant sexual harassment victims finally receive settlement

Posted: 10:03 PM, Jan 07, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-07 22:05:30-05

WEST VILLAGE, Manhattan — For years, 11 former employees of a popular West Village restaurant endured inappropriate advances and sexual harassment at their jobs.

They accepted it as a part of the gig until two years ago, when they broke their silence.

The ex-employees of The Spotted Pig got justice Tuesday when they were ordered to receive $240,000 in settlement money. They will also receive 20 percent of the restaurant's profits for the next 10 years.

"Please do not refer to them as victims," said New York Attorney General Letitia James. "They are survivors and they're brave women who have stepped forward and they're the face of this movement."