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Al Roker’s company ‘illegally targeted’ exec producer, failed to properly follow DEI program: suit

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2024
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Al Roker and his company were accused in a lawsuit filed Tuesday of failing to follow a diversity, equity and inclusion mandate. Former executive producer Bill Schultz is suing the “Today” show anchor and Al Roker Entertainment, claiming he was “wrongfully and illegally targeted” for termination in 2023 after calling out the company’s failure to properly follow a diversity initiative, according to a court document The Hollywood Reporter published. The lawsuit alleged that the company “callously disregarded” a PBS DEI program that mandated Schultz’ animated series “Weather Hunters” include Black...

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