Feds, Evans Fruit in mediation over sexual harassment lawsuit

YAKIMA, Wash. -- KIMA learned a settlement could be reached in the sexual harassment lawsuit against Evans Fruit.

The company is being sued by the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Both sides spent their second day in mediation Tuesday.

The government claims a former ranch manager in Sunnyside threatened women who work for the company. And, created an environment of intimidation.

To get all sides, we called Evans Fruit. No one was available for comment.