Ten's former executive producer is suing network for nearly $400,000 in further ...

Executive producer sues Ten network for nearly $400,000 in dispute over redundancy payments Executive producer who spent the past three decades at Channel Ten is suing Maria Michael claims she was underpaid $400,000 in redundancy payout ViacomCBS-owned Network Ten believes has no merit and plan to fight it

By Levi Parsons For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:34 BST, 7 September 2020 | Updated: 09:04 BST, 7 September 2020

View
comments

An executive producer who spent the past three decades at Channel Ten is now suing the ViacomCBS-owned network for almost $400,000.

Maria Michael worked on shows like Bondi Rescue, The Living Room, Family Feud and Pointless until staff cuts made her position redundant in May. 

According to her lawyers, Ten paid out the producer for 12 weeks pay but claim Ms Michael was owed 90 weeks.

An executive producer who spent the past three decades at channel Ten is now suing the ViacomCBS-owned TV network for almost $400,000. Pictured: the cast of Bondi Rescue

An executive producer who spent the past three decades at channel Ten is now suing the ViacomCBS-owned TV network for almost $400,000. Pictured: the cast of Bondi Rescue

Maria Michael worked on shows like Bondi Rescue, The Living Room, Family Feud and Pointless until staff cuts made her position redundant in May. Pictured: The cast of The Living Room

Maria Michael worked on shows like Bondi Rescue, The Living Room, Family Feud and Pointless until staff cuts made her position redundant in May. Pictured: The cast of The Living Room

The 78-week discrepancy amounts to $393,371.10, documents lodged to the Federal Court on 31 August show.

Ms Michael is also claiming Ten reduced her long-service redundancy by five weeks or $25,216.10 after she 'complained' or 'inquired' about the decision, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. 

But according

read more from dailymail.....

PREV Sent to unleash hell upon London: JONATHAN MAYO documents the first week of the ...
NEXT Four Navy aircrew parachute to safety moments before E-2C Hawkeye plane crashes ...