Class-action harrassment suit against Iowa truck company backfires

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | 10:26 a.m. CDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — They were learning to become truck drivers but wound up in a nightmare. In detailed accounts to a federal agency, dozens of female employees of one of the nation's largest trucking companies told of being propositioned, groped and even assaulted by male drivers during cross-country training rides.