Woman: Ross spa owner fired her for refusing wax
Wax on, wax off?
A woman fired from a Ross Township spa says it's not quite that simple.
Jennifer Finley, of Wexford, is suing the European Wax Center, saying its owner fired her in October when she refused to let another employee perform a hair-removing wax procedure on her pubic area during a training exercise.
Finley says she understood that part of her job was to perform the procedure on customers, but Finley says she didn't want to be forced to submit to the technique by the shop and its owner, Ryan Glastein.
A woman who answered the spa's phone Tuesday says Glastein has instructed workers not to comment on the lawsuit.
Finley is seeking lost pay and other damages.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- 2nd Southmoreland graduate earns Super Bowl ring
- For U.S. Senate, W.Va.: Elect Shelley Moore Capito
- Steelers notebook: No-huddle gets limited use vs. Texans
- Pittsburgh Ballet starts 45th season with classic ‘Sleeping Beauty’
- Howard Hanna to raze damaged Sewickley office building, rebuild
- Hoeys Run project holding up Sewickley theater project
- Departing Sewickley couple wants to leave seeds of hope behind
- Renamed Mt. Pleasant center offers expanded services
- North Allegheny graduates on PSU homecoming court
- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Q&A: Montour’s David Haseleu
- Firefighters rescue woman from burning home in Scott