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A former SpaceX intern is suing the company, claiming retaliation after reporting sexual harassment

The Verge Friday, 28 August 2020
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A former intern at SpaceX is suing the aerospace company, claiming that SpaceX retaliated against her after she reported experiencing sexual harassment and gender discrimination while on the job, according to a new lawsuit. The suit alleges that the former intern was not extended a full-time job opportunity when she brought up inappropriate comments and actions made by her then manager.

The plaintiff, Julia CrowleyFarenga, worked as a summer intern for SpaceX in 2015, 2016, and 2017, according to a lawsuit filed August 21st with Los Angeles County Superior Court* *and first reported by Business Insider. While at the company, she worked in the propulsion division under the same manager each summer, the suit says.

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