EAST ST. LOUIS— An employee seeks more than $1 million in a lawsuit alleging she was sexually harassed by a co-worker at Professional Transportation.
Marie Ramirez filed a complaint on Dec. 13, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois against Professional Transportation, Inc., alleging the defendant allowed its employee to sexually harass the plaintiff.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that between June 2014 and April 2014, she suffered damages from being sexually harassed and being threatened of termination.
The plaintiff alleges Professional Transportation refused to take action on her complaint about being sexually harassed by a co-worker.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, all wages, benefits, back pay, interest, $1 million in punitive damages, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just.
She is represented by Laura E. Schrick of Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. in Belleville.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois case number 3:16-cv-01340-JPG-RJD