It's been a rough few years for the beleaguered New York Mets. First, their co-owners were implicated in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme scandal, and were forced to pay a heavy restitution fine. Now the team and its co-owner, Jeff Wilpon, are facing a lawsuit from the former highest-ranking female executive on its payroll, who was recently dismissed. So reports Time.
The suit claims that Leigh Castergine, senior vice president for ticket sales, was fired by Wilpon because she got pregnant and is not married. After she complained to HR about her boss's mistreatment of her, she was fired.
Castergine received hefty raises in 2012 and 2013, as well as a six-figure bonus last year, for improving the team's ticket sales.
Read the full article from Time.