WEP President sues TIME magazine

WEP President sues TIME magazine

Mayer left TIME in 2015 alleging sex and age discrimination

Published 7 August 2017

 

Catherine Mayer, co-founder and President of the Women’s Equality Party, is suing TIME magazine for sex and age discrimination. Catherine, who worked for TIME for more than a decade, joined the magazine in 2004 as a senior editor before stints as London Bureau Chief, Europe Editor and Editor at Large.

Catherine left TIME in 2015 after alleging sex and age discrimination and harassment, which culminated in her being replaced in her role by a younger man.

You can read more in the Observer:

Top journalist sues Time magazine for ‘sex and age discrimination’

Catherine Mayer: ‘I don’t know of one female journalist who hasn’t been discriminated against at work’

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