Waffle House Inc., the operator or franchisor of more than 1,600 family-dining restaurants, tried to distance itself Wednesday from sexual harassment litigation involving its chief executive, Joe W. Rogers, Jr. Rogers has been accused of demanding sex in exchange for a job, charges he has denied in published reports. Waffle House said Wednesday the female accuser, who has not been identified in reports, was not an employee of Waffle House. “This is a private matter for Joe Rogers ...

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