A tussle between gross sales govt Lisa Squillace and her former employer, Seven West Media, which she accused of overlooking her for a promotion as a result of she was pregnant amid a combat about when she may begin a brand new job at Community Ten, has ended with a $70,00zero payout.
Ms Squillace cannot begin at CBS-owned Ten till February 11, court docket paperwork filed on Monday afternoon present, and can be paid $69,867.14 (much less tax) by Seven. The fee was labored out throughout negotiations, with no order about authorized prices. Ten funded her authorized motion and anticipated prices to be beneath $100,00zero.
Ms Squillace, who despatched Seven a letter from legislation agency Laxon Lex in early October detailing her considerations about discrimination regarding her being pregnant, has been in a authorized battle with the broadcaster concerning the size of her non-compete interval.
When Seven community director of gross sales Adam Elliott resigned, Ms Squillace, then director of program partnerships and 6 months pregnant, was not given the chance to use. Seven denies the choice had something to do with Ms Squillace’s being pregnant.