January 9, 2020 / 10:39 PM / 19 days ago

Fmr. Danaher in-house counsel says warning of '#MeToo issue' led to firing

A former in-house lawyer for a subsidiary of conglomerate Danaher Corp has filed a lawsuit claiming she was marginalized and ultimately fired for raising concerns that inappropriate conduct by executives had left the company “one complaint away from a #MeToo issue.”

Plaintiff Sheryl Weingrow in a complaint filed in federal court in Chicago on Wednesday said Danaher failed to investigate her reports that Integrated DNA Technologies Inc’s (IDT) president and a vice president had sexually harassed and had inappropriate relationships with coworkers, and she was targeted during a round of layoffs a few months later.

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