J. Walter Thompson, Ex-CEO Can't Escape Sex Bias Suit
Law360, New York (December 13, 2016, 6:56 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing J. Walter Thompson Co. LLC and former CEO Gustavo Martinez of sex discrimination, saying the female executive who filed the suit sufficiently pled her hostile work environment claims and adequately alleged Martinez was individually liable.
U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken said Erin Johnson's claims support a plausible inference that both an objectively and subjectively hostile work environment existed — the first two elements required to satisfy a Title VII hostile work environment claim — and that the hostile environment is due to Johnson’s sex, the third element...
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