Three lawsuits filed against Harrah’s Atlantic City casino allege the employer actively covered up sexual harassment by casino employees.
Harrah’s is already fighting 13 lawsuits filed against fired manager Raymond Montgomery, who ran a casino nightclub called “The Pool.”
Those suits allege Harrah’s problems are deeper than any pool. According to the complaints, one worker was sexually assaulted in a parking garage restroom. The woman filed a police report, but no arrests were made. The woman alleges the perpetrator’s relatives, who worked at the casino, intimidated her into not pressing charges. She claims she reported the relatives’ actions to Harrah’s HR department, but was told to “stop being a baby.”
These suits may not be the last. Thomas Seely, the attorney representing the plaintiffs, claims to have a total of 20 casino workers with similar experiences.
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