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'Ms. Hot Pants,' 'a woman's place is in the home': Lawsuits allege sexual harassment at Illinois refinery

By the Chicago Tribune, via the San Diego Union Tribune

Jun 21, 2019

More than a year after suffering a fall and concussion at work, Amy Phillips misses her job.

She misses the six-figure salary. She misses the physical challenge. She misses the rush of working in a dangerous environment.

But Phillips, who served as a process operator monitoring and fixing equipment, doesn’t expect she’ll ever return to ExxonMobil’s Joliet (IL) Refinery, where she alleges in a lawsuit that she was subjected to sex discrimination and harassment that she claims led to her accident.

Read the full story, "'Ms. Hot Pants,' 'a woman's place is in the home': Lawsuits allege sexual harassment at Illinois refinery" at sandiegouniontribune.com. 

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