The news is full of stories about companies shelling out millions for employment-related lawsuits. Within the last month, for instance, manufacturer United Plastics and staffing agency ASI Group were ordered to pay $1.4 million in back wages and damages to 566 employees in Massachusetts and Mississippi that were illegally denied overtime. Z Foods, a national dried fruit processor, had to cough up $1.5 million in damages in a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit

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