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Lawsuit launched against YMCA, O'Donnell

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Two former workers of the YMCA of greater Providence announced they are suing the organization and its CEO over alleged sex discrimination.

The two women say CEO Steven O'Donnell demeaned them and treated them more harshly than their male counterparts.

They also claimed he sent them aggressive and threatening messages late at night, including on weekends demanding a immediate responses.

The women are seeking damages for emotional distress.

John D. Doran, spokesperson for the YMCA tells ABC6 News the allegations are quote "baseless" and "inflammatory."

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