WDSU recently reported on our recent lawsuit filed in Eastern District of Louisiana court against Aramark. The lawsuit alleges that a director at Aramark recruited the plaintiff for a position there with false promises of good pay and fair working conditions. The Director’s true intention was to use his powerful position at Aramark to force the plaintiff to have sex with him upon threat of being fired. Once plaintiff was hired, the director raped her and made it clear that having sexual relations with him would now be part of her job requirement.
The lawsuit further alleges that Aramark knew or recklessly disregarded the fact that the director was using his position at Aramark to force the plaintiff to have sex with him in order to keep her job, and is therefore complicit in these acts of sex trafficking. Both federal and Louisiana human trafficking laws allow lawsuits against third parties, such as private companies, who are complicit in human trafficking such as by knowingly benefitting from or assisting in human trafficking activities.
Here is the article by Greg LaRose, Chief Investigative Reporter at WDSU, and the clip that played on the WDSU news: New Orleans Woman Sues Employer for Human Trafficking.
The experienced attorneys at Lamothe Law Firm represent both adults and children in sexual abuse and exploitation matters such as Sexual Assault, Human Sexual Trafficking and Child Abuse. Please contact us to schedule a confidential meeting to discuss your situation and your right to compensation.