After a Female Executive Claimed Pregnancy Discrimination Against BMF, More Women Have Come Forward

One woman alleges the COO made comments during a job interview about becoming pregnant

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After BMF executive vice president and would-be head of sales Ashley Berg sued her employer last month for allegedly demoting her and cutting her salary after learning that she was three-months pregnant, other women have stepped forward to accuse the experiential agency of similar malpractice.

An amended complaint, filed in the Berg case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York this morning and embedded in full at the bottom of this story, alleges that chief operating officer Eric Brunman, one of four agency partners named as defendants, asked one unnamed woman if she planned on having children or becoming “pregnant anytime soon” while interviewing her for the role of senior vice president of creative strategy in 2017.

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