January 26, 2012

Restaurant Chain in Tennessee to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

In Tennessee, an Italian eatery named Rafael’s Italian Restaurant has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for violating federal law. As a result, the restaurant agreed to pay $25,000 and institute other relief. According to the lawsuit, the restaurant subjected a class of female employees to sexual harassment which date back to 2005.