Brendan Monahan pullquote

“The EEOC has imagined this adversarial relationship between farmers and laborers that I don’t think really exists. ...’”

— Brendan Monahan

Brendan V. Monahan, an attorney for Evans Fruit, said the apple grower was never able to substantiate workers’ sexual harassment claims. After 14 women told their stories during a federal trial, a jury found that they had not been subjected to a sexually hostile work environment.

Credit: Zachary Stauffer/Investigative Reporting Program