Jones Day Couple Says Firm Retaliating Over Parental Leave Suit

July 1, 2020, 5:50 PM

A press release Jones Day issued after two married lawyers who used to work at the firm sued for parental leave bias and other alleged discrimination contains false and negative assertions about them and amounts to illegal retaliation, the couple says in a new federal court filing in Washington.

Jones Day heightened the damaging effects of its retaliation by promoting the “malicious” press release on Facebook and Twitter, Mark Savignac and Julia Sheketoff say in asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for permission to supplement their August 2019 lawsuit.

The press release is still posted on ...

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