The EEOC claims that Shira Garfinkel was subjected to sexual harassment by a co-worker, who made unwanted advances. When Garfinkel rejected the advances, she was threatened and her house was broken into by the co-worker.
Garfinkel said, “Even after the harasser threatened me and broke into my house, my employer did not take it seriously. I kept begging the company to do something to protect me. Instead of taking action against the harasser, I was the one who suffered consequences. I felt punished for speaking out.”