By  on October 19, 2010

SYDNEY — Four months after Australian department store chain David Jones was hit with a 37 million Australian dollar, or $36.5 million, sexual harassment lawsuit over the behavior of its former chief executive officer, Mark McInnes, the retailer has settled out of court.

Following the conclusion of hearings on Friday at the Australian Human Rights Commission, David Jones on Monday revealed that a settlement of 850,000 Australian dollars, or $837,650, had been reached with plaintiff Kristy Fraser-Kirk, inclusive of all legal and other costs and expenses and a contribution from David Jones and McInnes.

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