REPORT: Harvey Weinstein’s Contract Stopped Him From Being Fired For Sexual Harassment

The Daily Caller | 5/23/2017 | Staff
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Harvey Weinstein’s contract with The Weinstein Company reportedly blocked him from being fired over sexual harassment claims and settlements.

TMZ broke the wild story that he had specific language to stop a firing over sexual harassment allegations, as long as he wasn’t charged with a crime.

TMZ - Part

TMZ reported in part:

According to the contract, if Weinstein “treated someone improperly in violation of the company’s Code of Conduct,” he must reimburse TWC for settlements or judgments. Additionally, “You [Weinstein] will pay the company liquidated damages of $250,000 for the first such instance, $500,000 for the second such instance, $750,000 for the third such instance, and $1,000,000 for each additional instance.” The contract says as long as Weinstein pays, it constitutes a “cure” for the misconduct and no further action can be taken. Translation — Weinstein could be sued over and over and as long as he wrote a check, he keeps...
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