Diddy sued for sexual harassment and wrongful termination
On behalf of Rager Law Firm posted on June 05, 2017
Although the well-known rapper has come a long away in his career, his criminal records aren’t very clean. He has run into problems with the law for quite a while now. With his chef recently suing him for sexual harassment and wrongful termination, nobody knows how the legal saga will end. Contact a Los Angeles sexual harassment attorney if you have become the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Apparently, Diddy would ask his chef Cindy Rueda to serve appetizers while he was having sex parties or immediately after. He would make suggestive remarks that Cindy wasn’t comfortable with. On more than one occasion Cindy was asked to serve naked people in the kitchen. She was fired for stealing a watch she had found in the garbage and was told to keep it only if she will stop complaining. This seems to be a story Diddy came up with in order to terminate her. Rueda worked from 9pm to 2am for Sean Combs, or Puff Daddy as everyone knows him now. She wasn’t paid much and her hours were not very accommodating. She was not paid for overtime work either. Her Los Angeles employment law attorneys are seeking compensation for unpaid wages, overtime pay, and punitive damages. Diddy’s unclean records The singer and producer is also a fashion designer. He launched his fashion line in 1998 under his name, Sean John. The signature collection of sportswear became successful pretty quickly with current revenues of $525 million a year. In 2003, activists reported poor conditions at the sweatshop making his clothesline. He had also been charged with assault back in 1997, for possession of a weapon and theft with Jennifer Lopez in 1998, and in 2007, there was a lawsuit against him for removing a promoter from a nightclub In New York. In 2015, he was also arrested for making terrorist threats, assaults with a deadly weapon, and battery.
Denials of sexual harassment
A spokesperson for the rapper denied the chef’s allegations. They say she was fired for a reason and the lawsuit is a joke. Ms. Rueda returned the watch but she didn’t sign her employer’s non-disclosure forms.
Why a wrongful termination attorney
If you feel you have lost your job for an illegal reason perhaps it’s time you contact a Los Angeles wrongful termination attorney. These types of cases can be complex requiring experienced legal representation. Employers can’t fire anyone for unlawful reasons such as sexual harassment or blowing the whistle on wrong practices at work.
It all comes down to your evidentiary support. Your attorney will gather and review all the necessary work documents, handbooks, and policies, especially those related to the termination. You will also be asked if there are any witnesses to your allegations for any inappropriate conduct at work. The attorney will also consider your financial losses and distress damages. Although the legal process for wrongful termination is a bit challenging, with expert advice your rights can be protected and the process simplified.