NEWS: Ex-Rivian Employee Files Gender Discrimination Lawsuit as Company Files IPO
Laura Schwab accused Rivian of a misogynistic culture that marginalized women in a lawsuit recently filed in Orange County Superior Court. Rivian is working on a totally electric pickup truck — and competing with Ford, Tesla and General Motors to mass-market it.
Schwab was hired to create and lead the company’s sales and marketing efforts.
The first court hearing with Judge Stephanie George is set for April 13.
Read more about the lawsuit in this dot.LA article. Rivian has declined to comment.
And read Schwab’s own post, on Medium, about her reasons for filing the lawsuit and her opinions about Rivian’s “toxic bro culture” here.