Denny's Waitress Claims Manager Told Her to Pray Away Sexual Harassment

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Yeah, pray you don't get a heart attack
We've accepted that, while only an hour east of us, San Joaquin Valley does things differently -- much differently.

And while San Francisco might be the laughing stock of the nation (hi, Supervisor Eric Mar), at least we're sensible enough not to believe religion will rid the world of sexual predators. (After all, it didn't at the Catholic church!)

Needless to say, we were fascinated by a recent lawsuit filed by a Denny's waitress who claims her bosses encouraged her to pray away her sexual harassment claims.

Brandy Cachu, a waitress at the Stockton Denny's, says that in 2009 her manager, Henry Guiaro, asked her if "her boobs were real." He then asked her if she would ever "participate in a wet t-shirt contest because she would be the winner."

As the comments continued, Cachu became more distressed, even threatening to report him to the higher-ups at Denny's. But he didn't stop, and at one point, he allegedly told her that she got him into trouble with his girlfriend the previous night when he called out Cachu's name while having sex, the claim states.

About an hour after that comment, Guiaro approached her again and told her he and his girlfriend were recently at Victoria's Secret and he was "trying to guess [Cachu's] size so he could buy her an outfit."

Cachu decided enough was enough. She went to another Denny's manager, James Murti, to report the ongoing sexual harassment. However, much to her chagrin, Murti gave her this useless advice: "Pray about the situation," he said.

Assuming she did, her prayers weren't answered, and the sexual overtures continued. On Halloween the following year, Guiaro showed up to work dressed in costume -- a doctor's outfit, of course. He then asked Cachu to meet him in his office so he could "give her an exam," the claim states.

Rather than rely on God, Cachu decided to take her case to the courts. Making all this even weirder: Denny's parent corporation is named Tata!

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TongFeee
TongFeee

And why didnt her bf go down there and pulverize that loser?Total-Privacy dot US

garlicbeth
garlicbeth

I'm speechless that in this day and age this stuff is still happening. What is it about some men that they just don't understand sexual harrassment?   It sure shows how high up the Denny's management staff in Stockton are on the evolutionary ladder.  Denny's management should clean house.  

Raymond
Raymond

Sexual harassment is and always be with us.  There will always be MEN out there that believe in themselves as "gods gift to a woman" and as such believe THEY are perfectly OK with injecting their irrelevant little minds into someone else's life.  The Catholic church was in fact RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REVOLVING DOOR POLICY OF PRIEST PEDOPHILES so as far as I am concerned the connection is perfectly in order.  When people of responsibility use the tactic of "prayer" as solution to ANY PROBLEM needs to also state that ACTUALLY WORKING TOWARD A SOLUTION AT THE SAME TIME WILL SOLVE THE PROBLEM.  The prayer is the WORTHLESS part of the equation.  If prayer works for you then YOU had something that would have happened anyway, guaranteed, and if your prayer was NOT answered then that was going to happen anyway.  I hope she wins her case and the sexist manager gets to have his orifice "examined" in the communal shower in prison.  He may learn a lesson he needs badly.

Anaabby
Anaabby

... Oh the brilliance of modern day managers. -__-#

While I'm a Christian and do pray when things get ridiculous and difficult, you know what I also do? I DO something about it. My gosh, the second manager didn't even try to help her. God helps in mysterious ways, and sometimes that's acting in others. Next time, HELP. Or DO SOMETHING you moron.

Well done, Cachu, for taking this to court. My apologies you had to deal with this stupidity.

obbop
obbop

Unless present to observe reality all present hereabouts have but one person's declaration of the events with no way of ascertaining the "truth" and "facts."

Words and actions, even by those present, are interpreted and even interpretations can be skewed in various ways!!!!!

The female needs to, if possible, record the audio and or video to have more than a he-said/she-said case.

Sadly, there ARE people who WILL lie if doing so leads to accruing wealth.

Just as there are folks guilty of various wrongdoings who will deny doing so.

Hopefully the truth will emerge.

Law-abiding moral folks in positions of power over others should, sadly, to protect themselves as much as possible is to always have witnesses or, even better, record both visually and aurally all interactions with underlings.

Even having witnesses at all time is no help if witnesses work in harmony and concoct a lies(s) to seek wealth via the legal system.

Sigh........ life is so complicate nowadays.

Oh to be wealthy enough so as to isolate one's self from what I perceive to be a sick, disgusting, worthless society.

Is it any wonder why so many other societies across the planet view the USA with disgust and demand we keep our society far away from theirs?

Kr
Kr

Why the tasteless attack on all things religious? Yes, totally ridiculous that the manager didn't report the incident. But the call-out to the catholic church? Really? And the total disdain for religion throughout is completely unrelated to the story. Title was interesting but story poorly told.

burning_plastic
burning_plastic

Saying that he "didn't report the incident" neatly avoids the whole issue that that makes it relevant. He told her to pray about it. He didn't just avoid his responsibility to report it but he also told her to pray about it. "Totally ridiculous" is right. But calling out the Catholic Church probably isn't fair... to Denny's. I mean, this is probably more or less a random isolated incident and not part of a clear pattern spanning decades.

Guest
Guest

She has a public Facebook profile. So does her husband.

He's a scary looking dude. Her managers are idiots.

Sanfranciscoqt
Sanfranciscoqt

I get sexually harassed a lot.I'm a stripper with big,fake tits.but I'm so tired of the abuse that I respond with words that scare the shit after men.if they have kids,I ask how they would like to be in jail and never see them again.I fight verbally. I have police reports on almost every Guy that sexually abused me.I wouldn't fuck with me. Tell him to pray he doesn't get raped in jail

"Arf!" Lemming
"Arf!" Lemming

A typical 'nonunion shop'... Lots of 'sexual predators' and enablers among the so called Christian ranks , too..but they're 'het'!

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