BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Nature’s Medicines and AMMA Investment Group, alleging the general manager of one of their Maryland locations subjected employees to sexual harassment.
The lawsuit, filed Friday, accuses the general manager of the Nature’s Medicines location in Ellicott City of making offensive comments to and about both staff members and customers, showing an employee a naked picture and unwelcome touching. The behavior reportedly continued even after an employee complained.READ MORE: Daily Forecast: A Journey Up The Thermometer Today
In addition, the agency’s lawsuit said the manager told an employee he could use his connections to keep anyone who complained about him from getting a job at another dispensary.READ MORE: If You Don't Know Where Your Onions Came From, Throw Them Away To Prevent Salmonella, CDC Says
The EEOC did not name the manager at the center of the lawsuit.MORE NEWS: Man, Woman Injured In Northwest Baltimore Shooting
Nature’s Medicines distributes medical cannabis and AMMA Investment Group handles the company’s human resources and payroll.