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Sexual Harassment Alleged at Harrah’s Casino

by Peter M. LaSorsa

Harrah’s Casino former marketing department employee Amy Leiker filed a sexual harassment lawsuit naming the North Kansas City Harrah’s casino and four current or former executives including General Manager Tom Cook, former human resources vice president Brad Warga, who now works for Harrah’s in Las Vegas and former Harrah’s marketing vice president Sherry Ellerbe and local spokesman Chris Krohn as defendants. Sexual Harassment lawyers in Illinois will note the details of this case would constitute harassment under the Human Rights Act.

Leiker’s lawsuit filed in Clay County Circuit Court, Missouri, included 17 alleged incidents involving improper conversation or touching by Krohn, including non-work related calls to her home after hours.

Lieker claims she took the appropriate steps to try and stop and report the sexual harassment by filing a complaint through a company hotline for employees and by filing a formal discrimination complaint with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (“MCHR“). Lieker claims after reporting the sexual harassment to both the hotline and MCHR, she was suspended, demoted and then fired Harrahs denies all of the allegations alleged by Ms. Lieker.

by Peter M. LaSorsa
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