Alexandra Poolos, who was let go from the network last year, alleges the news outlet has a work culture defined by “sexism and misogyny” in which sexual misconduct and harassment by male colleagues went unaddressed.
Thirteen women are suing the Black News Channel for gender discrimination, accusing the Florida-based network of unequal pay for female employees and a workplace culture that forced them “to conform to sexist or misogynistic stereotypes about how women are supposed to behave.”
Two female employees sued Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday, alleging the company is violating the state’s equal pay act and paying women less than men doing similar work. The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday. Disney said the suit was without merit.