Workplace Discrimination Charges at Record High

Jennifer Green was the only female in her department. Every day, the computer-aided drafting technician at Richardson (Tex.)-based engineering company Childress Engineering Services said, she was subjected to "a relentlessly offensive, sexually hostile working environment because of my sex," including comments about "masturbation, sexist comments about women, oral sex, gay jokes, anal sex, and ‘banging a whore’ " from her male co-workers. "I cannot recall a work day at Childress when I was not subjected to sexually offensive language," she stated in her charge.

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