Queens housekeeper says his Manhattan boss wanted his back rubbed — not his pots scrubbed

Bilguudei Ganhuyag, a 24-year-old Queens man, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against his employer, John Landrum Bryant. Bryant is a multi-millionaire who crafts alligator skin tables and brass peacock doorknobs. Bryant lives in a $7 million duplex with his philanthropist wife, Patricia Bauman, a real estate heiress. Ganhuyag claims the Bryant was more interested in his backrubbing skills than his skills as a housekeeper. Ganhuyag is seeking $6 million in damages for the harassment lawsuit. Full article.

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment. When investigating allegations of sexual harassment, EEOC looks at the whole record: the circumstances, such as the nature of the sexual advances, and the context in which the alleged incidents occurred. A determination on the allegations is made from the facts on a case-by-case basis. For more information: EEOC Website.

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