TIME'S UP Legal Defense Fund

Ms. Magazine: McDonald’s Faces $500M Lawsuit for “Systemic Sexual Harassment”

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McDonald’s is facing a $500 million sexual harassment class-action lawsuit in Florida.

Represented by the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund (a legal charity with origins in #MeToo), the plaintiffs Jamelia Fairley and Ashley Reddick are suing on behalf of an estimated 5,000 women throughout 100 franchise-owned McDonald’s restaurants.

“Numerous women were subject to pervasive sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, including groping, physical assaults and sexually-charged comments,” according to a press release about the lawsuit.

Read the story in Ms. Magazine here.