CBS Investigative Reporter Sues Station for Discrimination

September 14, 2018

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 human resources in New York, Gillen says she was told “You can’t claim discrimination, you have a female news director.”

Ms. Gillen is represented by Marie Napoli, Esq. and Louise Caro, Esq. of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC. The case is Gillen v. CBS case number is 1:18-cv-23788.

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