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Five Anchorwomen Leave NY1 Following Discrimination Suit

Added 12-31-20 06:34:01pm EST - “Five anchorwomen, who sued New York 1 over age and gender discrimination in 2019, have cut ties with the station after reaching a confidential settlement on Thursday.” - Mediaite.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Mediaite.com: “Five Anchorwomen Leave NY1 Following Discrimination Suit ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Five anchorwomen, who sued New York 1 over age and gender discrimination in 2019, have cut ties with the station after reaching a confidential settlement on Thursday.

Longtime New York City television personality Roma Torre is among those leaving, in addition to Amanda Farinacci, Vivian Lee, Jeanine Ramirez, and Kristen Shaughnessy.

“After engaging in a lengthy dialogue with NY1, we believe it is in everyone’s interest — ours, NY1’s and our viewers’ — that this litigation be resolved, and we have mutually agreed to part ways,” the plaintiffs wrote in a statement released by their lawyers David Gottlieb and Douglas Wigdor. “We want to thank everyone who has supported us through these times — please know that the support from each and every person has made a real difference.”

and we have mutually agreed to part ways. We want to thank everyone who has supported us through these times – please know that the support from each and every person has made a real difference.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) also had some things to say regarding the news, taking to Twitter to post about the loss:

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