Publication Archive: workplace discrimination


CBS4 Settles Gender Discrimination Suit

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Source: Miami Herald
Former CBS4 investigative reporter Michele Gillen sued the station in federal court, accusing her ex-colleagues of age and gender discrimination. Gillen, the award-wining journalist whose contract was not renwed in 2016, said she was bullied and harassed. The case was set to go to trial this week, but the parties reached a confidential settlement agreement,…Read the article

CBS Reporter Sues for Age and Gender Discrimination

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“We are now opening the lid on what’s really been going on,” said Louise R. Caro of Napoli Shkolnik in Miami, counsel to investigative journalist Michele Gillen, who claims CBS Television Stations Inc. Gillen claimed that her news beats and projects were “ignored or taken from her to be worked on by younger reporters or…Read the article

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of CBS Investigative Reporter

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Source: Ask.com
Michele Gillen is a 39 time Emmy Award winning investigative reporter, having accumulated over twenty-five Emmy awards for her insightful and in-depth investigative reporting during her tenure at CBS owned and operated station WFOR-TV in Miami. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has now filed a lawsuit against CBS alleging age and gender discrimination, and retaliation under the…Read the article

CBS Miami Station Sued For Age/Gender Discrimination

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Source: Medium
Michele Gillen, a veteran reporter, is one of a handful of women in male-dominated industry who has held sway as a hard news reporter. She was voted Miami New Times Best TV Reporter in 2014, and lauded for “the kind of boundary-pushing broadcast journalism that has made Gillen among the most decorated reporters in Miami history.”…Read the article

CBS Miami Accused of Harassing Veteran Reporter

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Source: Miami New Times
After working as a TV reporter in Los Angeles, Michele Gillen joined WFOR, Miami’s CBS affiliate, in 1997. Since then, she’s been nominated for 46 regional Emmys and won 25. But she says her career as an investigative reporter suffered because of a culture of sexism, bullying, and harassment at the network. In a gender-and-age…Read the article

CBS Investigative Reporter Sues Station for Discrimination

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen began reporting discrimination and bullying in 2010. She filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2016 and was given the green light to sue this August. She’s seeking lost wages and wants to be reinstated with full benefits. When she reported the discrimination to the senior vice president of…Read the article

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against CBS Local Affiliate

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Source: CourtHouse News
Michele Gillen, whose career at the affiliate spans more than 20 years, joins a growing chorus of sexual harassment and discrimination claims by female staff. According to the complaint filed in federal court in Miami, Gillen faced repeated instances of age and sex discrimination by management and younger male reporters alike. Her repeated complaints to the…Read the article

CBS Investigative Reporter Sues Local CBS Station

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Source: Deadline Hollywood
Award-winning investigative reporter Michele Gillen filed an age- and gender-discrimination suit against CBS and its television station group, accusing them of fostering a misogynistic, “good ole boy’s club culture” in its station in Miami, where she was subjected to humiliating and degrading treatment and retaliated against for filing complaints. Gillen is seeking a jury trial…Read the article