Bloomberg Law
June 15, 2018, 10:31 AM

Seven Employers Sued Just After Harassment Task Force Meeting

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

A patio screening company in Corsicana, Texas. A milk tea franchise based in Southern California. And a nationwide trucking company.

What do they have in common? They’re part of a group of employers recently alleged to have subjected one or more workers to sexual harassment.

That’s according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which separately accused seven companies of violating their employees’ job rights, in a series of lawsuits filed since June 11. The lawsuits followed an EEOC meeting that day, which reconvened a three-year old agency task force to further examine the issue of workplace harassment, especially sex-based misconduct, ...