CHARLESTON – A Rand woman alleges she was removed from the schedule by her employer after she reported a manager's sexual harassment.
Brittany Ginther filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against PeopleReady Inc. and Jason Jones citing the West Virginia Human Rights Act and other counts.
The suit states that the plaintiff was hired in June 2017 by PeopleReady as a general laborer and worked at its South Charleston location. The suit states Jones was the office manager there.
The plaintiff alleges PeopleReady allowed a hostile work environment to exist and that Jones sexually harassed her. The plaintiff alleges she filed an online complaint on Sept. 5, 2017, about Jones' conduct and on Sept. 7, 2017, PeopleReady removed her from the work schedule.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs and trial by jury. The plaintiff is represented by Shawn R. Romano of Romano & Associates PLLC in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Tod J. Kaufman.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-207