Fla. Restaurant Let Cop Harass Waitresses: EEOC

Law360, New York (July 8, 2011, 2:19 PM EDT) -- A Florida restaurant allowed a regular customer, who also happened to be a sheriff's deputy, to sexually harass its waitresses and ended up firing a woman for complaining, according a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The EEOC's lawsuit names franchisee 441 S.B. LLC, which does business as a Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurant in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., as the sole defendant. The alleged harassment had not only verbal but physical components, and the restaurant's management did nothing to stop it...
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