CLEARWATER – A Pinellas County woman alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment because of her gender while working for her former employer.

Julie Nolan filed a complaint on June 16 in the 6th Judicial Circuit of Florida - Pinellas County against Mazzaro's Italian Market LLC citing the Florida Civil Rights Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she was employed by the defendant as a buyer and produce manager from January 2014 until her forced resignation/constructive discharge on Jan. 7, 2016. She alleges that a co-worker attempt to grope her on Jan. 7, 2016, and that the co-worker was not reprimanded or investigated.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks reinstatement, unpaid wages, compensatory and punitive damages, attorney's fees and costs of this action. She is represented by Richard Celler and Noah Storch of Richard Celler Legal PA in Davie.

6th Judicial Circuit of Florida - Pinellas County case number 17-003756-CI

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