NY1 Discriminated Against Pregnant Anchors, New Suit Says

By Craig Clough (July 31, 2019, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Charter Communications was hit with a second lawsuit Wednesday alleging it discriminates against older, female on-air talent at its NY1 station, with two women claiming they were fired after becoming pregnant and that managers favored younger journalists.

The complaint follows a similar one brought in June by five current female news anchors who claim that since Charter Communications merged with Time Warner Cable in 2016, they have been sidelined in favor of younger on-air talent with less experience.

In the new suit filed in Manhattan federal court, Thalia Perez and Michelle Greenstein both said they were discriminated against after becoming pregnant...

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