Recently, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, a St. Louis employment law firm, working in connection with Holloran, White, Schwartz, & Gaertner, LLP, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit on behalf of its client, Jessica Boewer, against St. Louis-based restaurant and bar, Ice Kitchen. At the time of the events alleged in the suit, Ice Kitchen was owned by the same restaurant group that owns the Drunken Fish chain of restaurants located in St. Louis and Kansas City.
In the lawsuit, Ms. Boewer alleges that she was sexually harassed by her supervisor while she was employed by Ice Kitchen. The lawsuit further alleges that the supervisor's sexual harassment continued, despite employee complaints about the harassment and knowledge of the harassment by other managers. Ms. Boewer seeks to recover compensatory damages, punitive damages, attorneys' fees, and court costs.
To read a copy of the lawsuit click here.
If you have been subjected to unwelcome sexual harassment at work, or if you wish to better understand your rights in the workplace, you should contact a Missouri employment lawyer.