Sylvia Gómez and Telemundo reach an agreement to end the lawsuit for alleged discrimination

Telemundo and the journalist Sylvia Gómez They reached an agreement to end a lawsuit for alleged gender discrimination in terms of equal pay.

Federal judge Pedro Delgado ordered the lawsuit dismissed after the parties reported that they had reached an agreement.

Before Telemundo requested to move the case to the Federal Court in San Juan, the lawsuit had been filed by Gómez in the state court in Hato Rey, last February.

In that original lawsuit, she stated that other male journalists were paid more than her, despite having less seniority.

For this situation, Gómez claimed a payment of $350,000 for the combination of economic and compensatory damages.

In this week’s motion before the federal judge, the journalist and the television station indicated that they had “reached a settlement agreement regarding all of the plaintiff’s claims.”

In the same motion, they indicated that the terms of the agreement “must be kept confidential.”

The Telemundo Telenoticias reporter knew the medium of television 50 years ago, 47 of these dedicated to television journalism.

For her five-decade career on television, in which she has stood out for environmental journalism, the reporter will receive the Silver Circle EMMY award on June 12 of this year for her work in the media.

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