BELLEVILLE — A deck hand is suing a marine service company and his manager for alleged discrimination and harassment on the job.
Nathaniel Graf filed a complaint on March 29 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Inland Marine Service Inc., Inland Marine Harbor Service Inc. and manager Terrence D. Williams, alleging they violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges the defendants discriminated against him by creating a hostile work environment and allowing sexual harassment.
As a result, Graf alleges he suffered and will continue to suffer injuries and monetary damages.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory and punitive damages, costs of this suit and such other relief as this court deems necessary and proper.
He is represented by John Stephen Brubaker of The Law Office of Van-Lear P. Eckert PC in Belleville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-165