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...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Johnson v. J. Walter Thompson Company, LLC et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-01805

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

March 10, 2016

Law Firms

Companies

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.