Mccann-Erickson, Peter Kim Named In Anti-Gay Bias Lawsuit; At Least $1 Mil. In Damages Sought

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A former McCann-Erickson staffer is accusing the agency of discriminating against him because he is gay in a federal lawsuit filed here in the U.S. Southern District Court.
McCann officials declined comment; an agency attorney said there was no basis to the complaint.
Craig Ferguson, 34, charges in the suit that McCann executives subjected him to “a work environment hostile to homosexuals” and denied him adequate pay “due to his sexual orientation and [wrongly] perceived disability as a person with AIDS.”

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