Arizona Republic:  “Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at DC Ranch in Scottsdale will pay nearly a quarter-million dollars and furnish other relief to settle a same-sex sexual-harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced.”

If you operate your business as a sole proprietorship or a general partnership, this story illustrates why a person should always operate a business through an LLC, corporation or limited partnership.  How would you like to owe the EEOC $750,000 for something your employee did?