Sex Harassment And Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Essay
Fox New, Gretchen Carlson, for sexual harassment. She was awarded twenty million dollars for her being a victim of long time CEO Roger Ailes. Roger Ailes was eventually fired from running the Fox News company. In her lawsuit, Carlson said her contract wasn 't renewed after she “refused to sleep” with Ailes and reported "severe and pervasive sexual harassment” at her workplace. (Yu, 2016) Since Gretchen Carlson filed her lawsuit, numerous other women has express Roger Ailes has harass other women has express they have felt the same treatment from
Roger Ailes. One of the anchors who has express there was problems was Megyn Kelly.
Megyn Kelly reflected the deep division within the ranks and the professionally precarious position in which Ailes found himself for the first time since he found the network in 1996. (Yu,
2016) Another high profile Fox News broadcaster, also filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against
Ailes and other executives. Fox News has said her lawsuit was the result of her being suspended for breaching her contract by publishing a book without permission. The lawsuit that Gretchen Carlson shows that women in general still experience harassment in the workplace and still has to work in an unsafe work place and if they don’t comply, their jobs and lively hood will be effected by this environment. According to the E.E.O.C, Sexual harassment remains so common to this day that the…