EEOC Sues Christini’s Ristorante Italiano for Gender Discrimination

In a recently-filed lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asserts that a well-known restaurant, Christini’s, created, permitted, and encouraged a sex-based hostile work environment for a female bartender – including that the owner propositioned her for dates, subjected to sexual innuendo, and told to dress “sexy” and “date ready” – and then terminated her in retaliation for complaining about it, all in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Here it is:

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