By Patrick Lee
Los Angeles Times • May 16, 1994
In a real-life episode that invites comparisons to the Michael Crichton bestseller “Disclosure,” Sabino Gutierrez alleged that his boss at a Pomona spa company regularly embraced him, kissed him, fondled him and told him of her desire to have sex with him.
When Gutierrez announced his engagement to another woman, the supervisor, Maria Martinez, had his office demolished, demoted him and eventually tried to get him fired, Gutierrez later said in court records.
He complained to the company’s owner, then to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. All to no avail.
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