Erin Johnson Is Returning to JWT 8 Months After Discrimination Suit Against the Agency

Case versus former CEO Gustavo Martinez is ongoing

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Erin Johnson, the JWT global communications officer who made headlines around the world in March when she filed a lawsuit against her employer and her now-former boss, Gustavo Martinez, will be returning to her job at JWT in Manhattan on Wednesday.

The news comes from an internal all-staff email from global chairman and CEO Tamara Ingram, who replaced Martinez about a week after Johnson's suit went public nearly eight months ago.

The suit, filed in Manhattan federal court by the law firm of Vladeck, Raskin & Clark, accused Martinez of making it "impossible for [Johnson] to do her job" because of his "apparent comfort in making racist and sexist slurs, even on tape."

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