Cameraman Hits WABC With $18M Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT) -- A news cameraman for New York City's WABC-TV affiliate sued the station for at least $18 million on Thursday in New York state court, alleging he was subjected to a racially hostile work environment and belittled by reporters because he is Hispanic.

Gerardo Lago suit alleges that since 2007, WABC Eyewitness News on-air reporters Lauren Glassberg, Stacey Sager, Kemberly Richardson and technical manager Theodore Haltzelaw have engaged in pervasive harassment of him including unwelcome ethnic comments, and that station officials have failed to take steps to...
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