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River Point Farms boss Lazaro Rodriguez accused of sexual harassment

Lazaro Rodriguez, a supervisor at River Point Farms, has been accused of sexual harassment by the EEOC, which filed a harassment and retaliation lawsuit against the Hermiston, Oregon based company.

According to the EEOC, Rodriguez subjected one of his employees to relentless verbal abuse from 2005 to 2010, made unwanted sexual comments and requests for sexual favors.

The EEOC also claims that Rodriguez publicly encouraged the employee’s husband to kill her. After her spouse attempted to kill her in September of 2010, Rodriguez allegedly blamed her for causing her husband’s arrest and fired her in retaliation.

Source: The Oregonian

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