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Fagan files suit against A&U

Allen & Unwin (A&U) publisher Kelly Fagan has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against her employer, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

On 31 March, Justice Robert Bromwich ordered A&U ‘not to proceed with any investigation or disciplinary action (including, but not limited to, dismissing the applicant from her employment by [Allen  & Unwin]) based on the allegations made against [Fagan] by letter dated 6 March 2023.’ The judge ordered that A&U not undertake any investigation or disciplinary action until 6pm, 17 May, or further order. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for 17 May.

Fagan was appointed as publisher at Allen & Unwin in 2016.

A spokesperson for A&U told Books+Publishing the company could not comment on a case before the court.


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