British journalist Catherine Mayer, the prestigious award for the Foreign Press Association Media Awards and the founder of the party «For equality of women», has filed a lawsuit against Time magazine, where he worked as a regional editor.
Mayer accuses the leadership of the journal of gender-based discrimination, wrote on Sunday, August 6, leading British newspaper the Guardian.
According to the statement of claim, the owners of the magazine gave her Deputy a 45-year-old Matthew McAllister, which, according to petitioner, «has created a toxic atmosphere» in the workplace, and thus deliberately pushed her from work.
The result of this persecution were the migraine, depression and insomnia, according to Meyer. Moreover, the dismissal had a negative impact on its reputation and sales written by her book, titled Charles: The Heart of a King
«Time magazine had violated the anti-discrimination law, introducing a system of male nepotism in which men, most of them war correspondents, had an advantage over women in hiring, promotions and layoffs,» – said in the document.
Mayer, previously nominated for the Orwell prize for achievements in the field of political literature, has led the European branch of the magazine in 2014 – ten years after he started work in this edition.