April 20, 1989 |
A former Orange County Register circulation manager who says she was passed over for promotion twice in favor of less-qualified men won $885,000 from the newspaper Wednesday in a sex-discrimination award that legal specialists called one of the largest of its kind in the nation. "I'm just ecstatic," said Susan L. Martinolich, 43, of Orange. "This means that women at the paper are going to have to be taken more seriously, particularly in the circulation department. Women aren't going to be afraid to stand up and be counted."