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Former Waitress Sues Los Angeles Bar Over Skimpy Skirt

The "breastaurant" business is booming, which is awesome if you're the kind of person who considers "tits" the world's best cut of meat, and less awesome if you like your food with a side of the barest pretension toward human dignity (goes great with ranch). Former Los Angeles waitress Courtney Scaramella falls into that second category—she's suing a local bar for sexual harassment and wrongful termination after the owner of O'Hara's in Westwood began requiring female staff to wear schoolgirl skirts. Reports the Daily Bruin:

Scaramella said in the complaint she feared that drunk customers could easily tear off the short, plaid skirt – secured only by Velcro – that female workers were required to wear as part of the bar’s dress code. When Scaramella demonstrated how difficult it was to bend over in the short skirt, McDonnel allegedly said “Oh yeah!” in a sexually suggestive manner, the suit states.
The skirt dress code was removed in January after Scaramella complained, but Scaramella says she "was ultimately fired three days later." An attorney for the bar told the local CBS affiliate that Scaramella wasn't fired, but quit.

· Former worker files lawsuit against Westwood bar O’Hara’s [Daily Bruin]
· Ex-Waitress Sues Westwood Bar Over Skimpy Skirts, Ratings System [CBS LA]
· O'Hara's [Facebook]

Scaramella and her lawyer show the offending skirt. [Photo: CBS Los Angeles]


1000 Gayley Ave Westwood, CA 90024

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