Netflix, Jones Day Face Discrimination Lawsuits From Former Female Employees

  • DISCRIMINATION SUITS: A former Netflix executive, Tania Zarak, says she was fired from the company because she got pregnant. She filed a lawsuit against the company this week, Vox reports. Major law firm Jones Day was also sued this week by six former female employees, who allege that the firm discriminated against them based on their gender, The New York Times reports.

  • BEZOS DIVORCE: The divorce between Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, novelist and nonprofit head Mackenzie Bezos, has been finalized. Mackenzie is set to receive 4% of Amazon's common stock, according to Marketwatch

  • CAIN TO THE FED: President Donald Trump is set to name former presidential candidate Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve Board, Axios reports. Cain previously served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas, but he does have a history of sexual harassment.  

  • VAWA PASSES HOUSE: The House of Representatives has passed a stricter version of the Violence Against Women Act, Politico reports.