CHICAGO (CBS) — A former employee at University of Chicago Medical Center has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the hospital.
Samantha Black says she began working as a Physician’s Assistant in October. Shortly after starting her position, she says a co-worker began sending her inappropriate text messages.READ MORE: Doggy Daycare Owner Appalled After Cook County State's Attorney Declines To Prosecute State Inspector Jose Guillen, Who Was Caught On Camera Groping Her
“When the coworker was rebuffed by me, his approach changed saying ‘Don’t get too comfortable at your desk. You might not be there for long,’” stated Black.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Single Digits On The Way
Black says she reported the inappropriate conduct to hospital administrators in January. Three months after she filed reports, she was fired. Black claims the hospital sustained a sexually hostile environment.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
CBS 2 reached out to the University of Chicago Medical Center. They have not released a response.