...By Joseph Benjamin for TDPel Media.
A former associate of Rudy Giuliani, the ex-New York mayor, has filed a $10 million lawsuit against him, alleging sexual assault, harassment, and wage theft.
Noelle Dunphy claims that Giuliani subjected her to a range of sexual misconduct, including demanding oral sex, making explicit remarks, and creating an unbearable work environment.
The lawsuit further alleges that Giuliani coerced her into engaging in sexual acts and made inappropriate demands related to her attire and work conditions.
Allegations of Sexual Misconduct:
Dunphy, who worked as Giuliani’s director of business development, claims that Giuliani began abusing her soon after she started working for him.
The lawsuit asserts that Giuliani made it clear that satisfying his sexual demands was a requirement for her employment and his legal representation.
It details instances of coerced sexual acts, including oral sex, which Dunphy alleges were against her will.
Additionally, the lawsuit claims that Giuliani made inappropriate requests regarding her attire, such as working naked or in a bikini.
Harassment and Wage Theft Claims:
In addition to the sexual misconduct allegations, Dunphy accuses Giuliani of subjecting her to a hostile work environment through his alcohol-fueled rants that included sexist, racist, and anti-Semitic remarks.
The lawsuit also asserts that Giuliani made derogatory comments during phone calls with high-profile friends and clients, including then-President Donald Trump.
Furthermore, Dunphy claims that Giuliani delayed her pay and kept her employment secret until his divorce proceedings concluded.
A spokesperson for Rudy Giuliani has vehemently denied the allegations, stating that he completely denies the claims and plans to defend against them.
The spokesperson has characterized the lawsuit as harassment and an attempt at extortion.
The allegations against Rudy Giuliani are serious and raise concerns about workplace misconduct and abuse of power.
If proven true, the accusations highlight the need for accountability and the importance of creating safe working environments free from harassment.
The lawsuit comes at a time when discussions about workplace harassment and the abuse of power are at the forefront of public discourse.
As the legal proceedings unfold, the case against Giuliani will likely draw attention to the broader issue of workplace misconduct and the consequences faced by those who abuse their positions of authority.