BMF Co-Owner Sues Agency for Allegedly Demoting Her After Learning She Was Pregnant

Suit claims experiential shop cut evp's salary by 35%

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An executive vice president and would-be head of sales for experiential agency BMF sued her employer this week, alleging its leadership violated several employment laws by demoting her and cutting her salary after learning that she was three months pregnant.

In the lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Ashley Berg claims she was promoted to lead sales for the independent agency—which works with such brands as Uber, Amazon Fashion, L’Oréal and Revlon—in November 2018, approximately one year after BMF informally acquired LFB Media Group, a PR firm Berg founded.

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