Laid-Off Photogs Accuse NY Daily News Of Bias

Law360, New York (February 9, 2012, 3:49 PM EST) -- A pair of ex-New York Daily News photographers who were recently fired lodged a lawsuit in a state court on Monday accusing their former employer of age and gender discrimination.

John Roca, 60, and Linda Rosier, 48, who were both laid off in November, allege the Daily News violated the New York City Human Rights law by instituting a “plan to get rid of senior, older and more seasoned individuals” and relying on cheaper freelance photographers, who do not receive benefits from the company, referred to...
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