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EEOC Sues Georgina’s Taqueria for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued Georgina's Taqueria for violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination (including sexual harassment) and retaliation for reporting a claim against the discrimination by subjecting female employees to repeated sexual harassment and retaliating against a female employee for opposing the harassment.
According to the EEOC's lawsuit, Georgina's owner repeatedly made lewd sexual comments to a female sous chef. When the female chef complained about the comments to a manager, the owner stripped her of authority in the kitchen, changed her schedule and reduced her hours. The female employee filed a written complaint documenting the harassment and the owner terminated her 10 minutes later. The suit also alleges that other female employees were also subjected to offensive conduct by the owner, including inappropriate touching of their buttocks, legs, chest and crotch areas, being kissed without consent, being forced to sit on the owner's lap, and being subjected to continual commentary about how he wanted to have sex with them.