Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Le Bernardin

Below is a copy of the federal court complaint, captioned Avery v. Le Bernardin, Inc. et al, SDNY 18-cv-00626 (filed Jan. 24, 2018), against restaurant Le Bernardin, Inc., Maguy Le Coze, and Eric Ripert. The complaint alleges, inter alia, that defendant failed to pay plaintiff lawful wages; that “Women at Le Bernardin are sexually harassed, and complaints about harassment are either ignored or result in the complainer being shamed by the restaurant’s management”; that defendant made derogatory remarks about plaintiff’s weight; and that defendant rejected plaintiff’s scheduling-accommodation requests so she could spend time with her newborn baby.

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