Former Comcast worker claiming lewd culture launches online petition
A former Comcast Corp. call-center employee who filed a lawsuit claiming a sexually hostile workplace has launched a petition on the activist site coworker.org that, by Friday, had garnered more than 4,000 signatures, according to the group’s website.
Rylinda Rhodes, who worked at Comcast call centers in Washington and Maryland between 2007 and 2012, claimed in her 2014 federal lawsuit that her male coworkers directed lewd sexual language toward her and there were incidents of being touched on her breasts. When she brought the behavior to the attention of human resources, she felt that the company’s managers retaliated against her.
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