The incidents happened between 2004 and 2007 by the owner of a New York Chain of restaurants called Mary-Ann’s. The owner, Edward Globokar, is now paying for his bigotry. Mirella Salemi will get $400,000 in compensatory damages and $1.2 million in punitive damages.
According to Salemi, who sued under the New York City Human Rights Law, Globokar compelled his staff to attend weekly prayer meetings that were essentially mandatory because with the restaurant staff believing they would lose their jobs if they failed to attend
At the meetings, Globokar would repeatedly call homosexuality a...