Manager Allegedly Withholds Employee’s Pay unless She Performs a Sexual Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Employee Files Lawsuit against Don Rosen Imports for Sex Discrimination
In 2008, Diana accepted a receptionist position at Don Rosen Imports. She worked without problem up until 2015. That year, Diana noticed that she was being treated inappropriately. According to Diana, one of her coworkers had no problem calling her a “Puerto Rican Bitch” According to Diana, one of her coworkers had no problem calling her a “Puerto Rican Bitch” and another slur used specifically against Spanish speakers.and another slur used specifically against Spanish speakers.
One day while Diana was speaking with her supervisor, she shared that he insinuated that he wouldn’t pay her unless she performed oral sex on him. In fact, her pay was being withheld. Worried about this situation, Diane approached the owner of Don Rosen Imports. She reported the incidents, complaining that her pay was being withheld.
Instead of rectifying the situation, Don Rosen Imports fired her eight days after she made her complaint about the inappropriate sexual comments and withheld pay. Diane believes that her termination was because she requested her rightful pay and complained about the gender and racial discrimination. No employee deserves this treatment.
As a client of KM&A, Diane is fighting for her employee rights. KM&A represents men and women like Diane who have suffered sexual harassment and discrimination due to their gender and race. Diane stands up for her rights under the law.
Full text of this complaint, as filed with the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County in Pennsylvania, is available at docket no: 2017-27248
Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC is an employment law firm with principal offices in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, serving all counties in Pennsylvania, focusing on employment law, business law, litigation, and civil issues. KM&A clients include employees, small businesses, parties in litigation, and people with a variety of legal issues.