A female 30-year-old employee at a Kansas-based Dollar General store has filed a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against DG Retail, LLC (“Dollar General”).
According to the complaint:
“Beginning approximately October 30, 2012, Melissa was employed by Dollar General at Store No. 12533 in Wichita, Kansas, which was managed by Craig Lee (“Lee”).
“Beginning in mid-November 2012, Melissa entered into a consensual sexual relationship with Lee that lasted until approximately mid-to-late January 2013 when Melissa reconciled with her prior boyfriend.
“Melissa informed Lee of this reconciliation with her prior boyfriend and desire to end the relationship with Lee.
“Lee subsequently became unhappy and vindictive against Melissa.
“Lee sent text messages and a hand written letter to Melissa stating his infatuation withMelissa and his intent to retaliate against Melissa for ending their relationship.
“On or about January 27, 2013, Lee fired Melissa without any justifiable reason.”