Transgender Woman Sues Sunoco Over Hostile Workplace

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 7:59 PM EDT) -- Sunoco Inc. was hit last month with a sexual harassment suit in New Jersey state court filed by a former employee who says her co-workers created a hostile work environment because she is a transgender woman, and a human resources director later ignored her complaints.

Kevin “K” Whittington of Trenton, N.J., filed the suit on June 20, alleging she was harassed and taunted by coworkers at the Hamilton, N.J., Sunoco store where she worked as a shift manager. Whittington said she was denigrated by co-workers and...
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