Wis. McDonald’s Owner Hit With Harassment Action

Law360, New York (April 13, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT) -- The owner of 42 McDonald’s restaurants in Wisconsin was hit Wednesday with a class action that alleges the company allowed female employees at one restaurant, including some teenagers, to be subjected to sexual comments and physical touching by co-workers.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lodged the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin against Missoula Mac Inc., asserting that some of the women working at its Reedsburg, Wis., restaurant were fired in retaliation after complaining about a sexually hostile work...
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