Southwest Airlines Ignored Harasser: EEOC

Law360 (September 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against Southwest Airlines alleging the discount carrier allowed its female employees at Oakland International Airport to be harassed.

The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, seeks injunctive relief and monetary compensation.

A spokeswoman with Southwest Airlines said the company hadn't been served yet, but that they do not tolerate any form of harassment. "When we do receive a report, we always conduct a full and thorough internal investigation and then take appropriate action when needed," said Brandy King.

The suit says that Adriana Martin,...

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