Worker Fired For Reporting Harassment At PE Firm, Suit Says

Law360, New York (July 30, 2014, 2:18 PM EDT) -- A former graphic designer for NYG Capital LLC sued the company and its embattled CEO Benjamin Wey in New York state court Tuesday, alleging he was fired for reporting Wey's sexual harassment of an employee who last week sued the company for $850 million.

Plaintiff Yonatan Weiss said that he was terminated after he reported that his colleague Hanna Bouveng was “repeatedly and consistently” the subject of “ disgusting and degrading quid pro quo sexual harassment,” which included unsolicited sexual propositions and sexual commands, unwanted touching and stalking.

Weiss' suit comes less than a week after Bouveng, NYG Capital's former director...

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