Michael Morrison’s race and sex discrimination case against the Chicago Tribune makes the news!

“This isn’t just about reporters wanting more money,” said Michael Morrison, an attorney representing the Tribune reporters. “This is about equality and fairness.”

Seven Chicago Tribune journalists filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against the newspaper and its owner, alleging violations of equal pay based on sexual and racial discrimination.

The lawsuit alleges systematic pay disparities between female and male employees, as well as between Black and white employees, under its current ownership of Alden Global Capital and dating back to its previous owner, the Tribune Publishing Co.

“This is, in part, about protecting journalism,” Michael Morrison of Alexander Morrison + Fehr, a California-based law firm that jointly filed the lawsuit in federal court with Chicago-based KJC Law Group, told the Sun-Times… For the full article click here