EEOC Serves Up Retaliation Suit Against Sara Lee

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has slapped Sara Lee Corp. with a lawsuit claiming that the consumer goods company fired a production machine operator who alleged that she had been sexually harassed and complained that a supervisor was treating Hispanic workers better than their black colleagues.

The EEOC filed its complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, naming Sara Lee (doing business as Sara Lee Foodservice) as the sole defendant, and accusing Sara Lee of violating Title VII of...
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