Spotify sued for alleged gender discrimination

Spotify sued for alleged gender discrimination

Former Spotify gross sales government Hong Perez has filed a lawsuit towards the streaming large for gender discrimination and defamation. …

Former Spotify gross sales government Hong Perez has filed a lawsuit towards the streaming large for gender discrimination and defamation. The lawsuit alleges that Spotify was the host of a “boys membership” tradition that led to “systematic discrimination” towards ladies, and straight names Perez’s prior boss, Brian Berner, as a key perpetrator within the group of “boys’ journeys” that excluded comparatively higher certified ladies from attendance on journeys to massive scale occasions just like the Sundance Film Festival in 2016 and 2017.

Perez’s criticism claims that Berner’s moral misconduct on the firm prompted her removing from Spotify’s workers, after Berner supposedly accepted free tickets to Madison Square Garden and carried out an unapproved discounting deal. Perez alleges that her former supervisor blamed her for the code of conduct violations, which led Spotify to fireplace Perez. Perez’s case maintains that Berner was not solely negligent and unprofessional in his firm interactions, however “was nicely conscious of [fellow] male workers violating the code of conduct, but did nothing.”

Perez cites all-male excursions to strip golf equipment, an HR government’s remark that his curse phrase of alternative is “c*nt,” and a CFO’s comment that he “doesn’t care about variety on the firm” as additional situations of the accused inside hostility at Spotify. “At Spotify, we don’t tolerate discrimination of any sort at any degree,” a consultant for the Swedish media platform instructed Variety. “While we can not touch upon the precise particulars of a pending litigation, these claims are with out benefit.”

H/T: High Snobiety