Harassment in the workplace
If you’re a teenager, a party company seems like it would be a pretty cool place to work. Unless of course, your manager regularly peppers you with unwanted sexual advances. The teen girl, who worked at Screamin’ Parties, a New York company that hosts parties for children, filed a complain with the state’s Division of Civil Rights alleging that she had been subjected to unwanted sexual advances by her male supervisor. She also alleged that she was fired a month after complaining about the treatment. In addition to the sexual harassment from her supervisor, the teen says she was also subjected to inappropriate comments from male co-workers.
Although the company admitted no wrongdoing, it has agreed to pay the teen $15,000 to resolve the suit.
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