CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing a Ohio-based banking company over alleged sexual harassment and other discriminatory actions made by a co-worker.
Andrea Roberts filed a lawsuit against the Huntington Bancshares Inc. and Kevin McGill on Sept. 3 in the Kanawha Circuit Court, citing a violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act.
According to the complaint, on or about Sept. 7, 2013, Roberts complained to Huntington Bancshares about alleged sexually inappropriate comments by McGill. Roberts, in the claim, said she was fired on or about Sept. 12, 2013, after working for the company approximately eight months, in alleged response to her reporting the issue.
Roberts, who is seeking attorney fees and costs, lost wages and benefits as well as damages for indignity and punitive damages, is being represented by attorney Mark A. Atkinson of Atkinson & Polak PLLC in Charleston. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Carrie L. Webster.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 15-C-1672.