NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A federal agency is suing a Branford clothing manufacturer, siding with female employees who accuse male co-workers and managers of sexual harassment, including inappropriate comments, touching and even offers of money for sex.
The New Haven Register reports that the lawsuit accuses FYC of malice or “reckless indifference” to federally protected rights. An EEOC lawyer called the harassment allegations “pretty outrageous.”
Officials at FYC did not respond to a request by the newspaper for comment. A lawyer who has represented the company would not comment because the litigation is pending.
The commission said it asked the company in June for informal conciliation, which was rejected.
Information from: New Haven Register
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