CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing West Virginia Cashin Recyclables Inc. for a hostile work environment and sexual harassment.
Jeff Baird, an employee of West Virginia Cashin Recyclables, was also named as a defendant in the suit.
Baird subjected Leslie Casdorph to unwelcome sexual remarks, physical contact and physical advances, according to a complaint filed Jan. 26 in Kanawha Circuit Court.
Casdorph claims in January she asked to be laid off work and did not return to her employment because of the hostile work environment.
Baird made inappropriate comments regarding Casdorph's appearance and made inappropriate physical contact and touching of a sexual nature, according to the suit.
Casdorph is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. She is being represented by Paul M. Stroebel.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib Jr.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 12-C-180