MLB Network Settles Fired Makeup Artist's Retaliation Suit

By Max Jaeger (September 16, 2021, 3:01 PM EDT) -- The Major League Baseball Network has settled a former hair and makeup artist's claims it violated New Jersey state law by denying her sick leave and then allegedly firing her in retaliation, federal court papers filed Thursday show.

Meredith Greene said in a two-count complaint lodged in January that the Secaucus, New Jersey-headquartered network ran afoul of the Garden State's Earned Sick Leave law when it refused to grant her time off in 2019 because she was a Florida resident. The law grants New Jersey workers time off based on time worked.

She reported the issue to human resources, noting that...

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