USA: Ex-employee sues New York Times over alleged age, gender & racial discrimination

Author: Keith J. Kelly, New York Post, Published on: 11 August 2015

"New York Times hit with age, gender discrimination suit", 7 Aug 2015

The New York Times Co. and its chief revenue officer are being sued by a former ad executive with nine years of service for “age, gender and race” discrimination…Quitasol claims it was a case of “gender discrimination” by the male employee — who, the suit claims, would only respond to instructions from male superiors. She brought the problem to the attention of Levien and HR who, the suit alleges, failed to take action…The suit claims that in September 2013, 30 employees were targeted for dismissal, mostly older and minority employees. They were replaced “in virtually every case by a white employee under the age of 40,” the suit claims…“Ms. Quitasol was terminated for cause, and The New York Times denies the malicious and false allegations that are contained in the complaint she filed in June,” a Times spokeswoman said…

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