11:36 AM PT — A supply near the couple tells us Wedaa had entry to a number of restrooms and a pair of breakrooms that weren’t solely stocked with meals — however included air fryers and occasional machines. We’re informed when Jeff and Lauren weren’t house, staffers additionally had entry to the household kitchen.
11:36 PM PT — The supply tells us Wedaa was effectively compensated, and labored largely unsupervised, although we’re informed not less than one in every of her supervisors was additionally Hispanic.
11:36 AM PT — Curiously sufficient, one other supply says Wedaa’s daughter was very not too long ago, or nonetheless might be an worker on the house.
Jeff Bezos goes to court docket as a result of one in every of his former housekeepers claims he racially discriminated in opposition to her, and compelled her to work underneath situations so unhealthy … simply going to the toilet was a nightmare.
In line with authorized docs, obtained by TMZ, Mercedes Wedaa says Bezos’ group allegedly handled her and different Hispanic cleansing employees members a lot in a different way in comparison with the white staff … claiming his family supervisor was “aggressive and abusive” to her, whereas being “respectful and well mannered” to the white employees.
Wedaa, who started working at Bezos’ Seattle mansion again in 2019, claims she would typically work 10-14 hour shifts, however was unable to take a break whereas Bezos and his household had been on-property.
She claims she wasn’t allowed to enter the house except actively cleansing … which is the place going to the toilet turned a serious situation.
In line with the docs, Wedaa and different housekeepers “had been compelled to climb out of the laundry room window to the surface. Then run alongside the trail to the mechanical room, via the mechanical room and downstairs to a rest room.”
Wedaa’s now in search of damages from Bezos and a pair of corporations that handle his properties.
Bezos’ lawyer, Harry Korrell, tells TMZ, “We’ve investigated the claims, they usually lack benefit. Ms. Wedaa revamped six figures yearly and was the lead housekeeper. She was accountable for her personal break and meal instances, and there have been a number of bogs and breakrooms out there to her and different employees.”
He continues, “The proof will present that Ms. Wedaa was terminated for efficiency causes. She initially demanded over $9M, and when the corporate refused, she determined to file this go well with. Given their backgrounds, the suggestion that Mr. Bezos, Ms. Sanchez, or Northwestern LLC discriminated in opposition to Ms. Wedaa based mostly on her race or nationwide origin is absurd.”
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