Male Electrolux Atty Drops Sex Bias Suit Over Promotion

By Hannah Albarazi (July 27, 2021, 3:58 PM EDT) -- An in-house lawyer for Swedish appliance company Electrolux agreed to drop a sex discrimination lawsuit alleging he was denied a promotion from interim to permanent general counsel because he's a man, according to a filing in North Carolina federal court on Monday.

Electrolux's former interim general counsel, Sal Kafiti, agreed to dismiss with prejudice his lawsuit against his employer and an outside recruiter alleging that he was denied the permanent position of general counsel because of the company's discriminatory preference to hire women for leadership positions as part of a push to diversify its ranks.

Kafiti served as the interim vice...

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