Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Wins $20 Million Settlement Over Sex Harassment Claims

Former Fox New anchor Gretchen Carlson settled her lawsuit with 21st Century Fox for $20 million.  Carlson alleged that Fox News CEO Roger Ailes had made unwanted sexual advances towards her, demoted her, and then let her go when she turned him down.  For a year and a half she had recorded her meetings with Mr. Ailes on her cell phone.  After Carlson filed, about twenty women at Fox came forward about inappropriate behavior from Ailes.  This $20 million settlement is among the largest settlements for a single-plaintiff sexual harassment suit.

Neil Henrichsen is an AV rated attorney with over two decades of handling sex harassment cases.  Contact Mr. Henrichsen at nhenrichsen@hslawyers.com.

http://www.employeelegalprotection.com/discrimination-harassment/sexual-harassment/

Sources:

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37287123

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/07/business/media/fox-news-roger-ailes-gretchen-carlson-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-settlement.html?_r=0

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