EEOC’s Laundry Worker Sex Harassment Case Left Intact
Law360, New York (October 1, 2014, 7:52 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge refused Wednesday to toss hostile work environment claims from Suffolk Laundry Services Inc. workers who said they were repeatedly sexually harassed, leaving intact a case being pursued by several women and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
U.S. District Judge Margo K. Brodie also rejected a claim from the commercial laundry's owners — Walter and Cathy Sullivan — that they couldn't be held individually liable for the hostile work environment claims leveled in the intervenor complaint the current and former workers lodged in March 2012, less than two months after the EEOC brought the suit....
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